Videos (Authors)

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January 19, 2017

Writer and editor George Hodgman talked about the WestportREADS 2017 selection Bettyville on January 19, 2017. His critically-acclaimed memoir relates with wit and tenderness a son's journey from New York City to care for his irascible mother in his Missouri hometown. 

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October 22, 2015

The Westport Library Annual Malloy Lecture in the Arts for 2015 was deliverd by renowned author and human rights advocate Salman Rushdie.

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December 11, 2012

On December 11, 2012, Carson Einarsen, a Staples graduate and freshman at Savannah College of Art and Design, talked about what it is like for a young person to go through the self-publishing process. Carson participated in the Library's "Young Innovators Share Their Ideas at TEDxWestportLibrary" conference last summer where he presented his Faces art project when he drew a face a day for a year.

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May 15, 2012

Westporter Dan Gross, Yahoo! financial columnist, spoke about his new book Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Economic Decline, on May 15, 2012.

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February 28, 2012

Westport resident David Pogue, New York Times personal tech columnist, author, and "CBS Sunday Morning" contributor, was interviewed by Westporter Mark Mathias, on February 28, 2012.

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January 30, 2012

Nile Rodgers spoke new memoir, Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny, a fascinating inside-story of pop and its tangled roots, narrated by the man who absorbed everything in his topsy-turvy life and turned it into some of the most sparklingly ebullient pop music ever recorded.