Wednesday, May 20, 2015

What a Great Event!: Last Boat to Yokohama Inaugural Launch 5/19/15 at Cornelia Street Cafe

Amazing launch celebration last night for the extraordinary book LAST BOAT TO YOKOHAMA: The Life and Times of Beate Sirota Gordon. As a lifelong feminist, I'm very proud to have published this book about such an incredible woman! If you have never heard of her, start here. Then consider having a look at this wonderful new book on Amazon Many thanks to authors Nassrine Azimi and Michel Wasserman who traveled from Japan for this event. We're having a second launch tonight at The Rubin Museum. A few tickets are still left. Get them here.

Here are some photos from this moving and compelling event.

Last Boat to Yokohama authors Michel Wasserman and Nassrine Azimi 

Beate Sirota Gordon's daughter Nicole Gordon and son Geoffrey Paul Gordon

Nassrine Azimi, Nicole Gordon, Geoffrey Paul Gordon and Michel Wasserman

At the after party with Nassrine Azimi and Michel Wasserman

Author Nassrine Azimi explains how Beate Sirota Gordon inspired her.

Author Michel Wasserman discusses interviewing Beate Sirota Gordon for Last Boat to Yokohama.

Composer and musicologist Raphael Mostel shares personal memories of Beate Sirota Gordon.

Music archaeologist Allen Evans reveals how he uncovered original of famed classical pianist Leo Sirota, Beate's father.

Prominent attorney and teacher Nicole Gordon shares memories of her mother, Beate Sirota Gordon.

Three Rooms Press co-director Peter Carlaftes describes how Three Rooms Press became involved in publishing Last Boat to Yokohama.

Actor/playwright Geoffrey Paul Gordon reads a moving elegy to his mother, Beate from Last Boat to Yokohama

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