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Festival Events & Schedule

2018 St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Schedule

Fall 2018 Events

November 14, 7pm: Keynote Event with Peter Sagal

Sunday, November 4, 7pm
Staenberg Family Complex
Tickets: $45

As the host of National Public Radio’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, Peter Sagal is heard by more than 3 million people every week, broadcast on 450 public radio stations nationwide and via a popular podcast. A native of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, Sagal attended Harvard University and has worked as a literary manager for a regional theater, a stage director, an actor, an extra in a Michael Jackson video (Remember the Time), travel writer, an essayist and a staff writer for a motorcycle magazine. Sagal is a radio host, author, humorist and commentator on current events with a remarkably eclectic career and an inquiring mind. He lives in Chicago with his wife and three daughters.

Contact: Amy Pakett, 314.442.3152

November 10, 7pm: Comedy with Sarge

Saturday, November 10, 7pm
Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Tickets: $30

Comedian Sarge returns to the J this fall to help celebrate the Book Festival’s 40th anniversary. Sarge is a triple threat on stage, not only is he a topnotch comedian, he’s a piano virtuoso and an excellent singer.

Contact: Amy Pakett, 314.442.3152

November 12, 7pm: An Evening with Rebecca Rosen

Monday, November 12, 7pm
Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Tickets: $20

Internationally renowned best-selling author, spiritual medium, teacher and inspirational speaker, Rebecca Rosen returns to the J this fall with her new book, What the Dead Have Taught Me About Living Well.