The 29th Annual Brandeis National Committee, Phoenix Chapter Book & Author Luncheon will take place on Friday, March 1st, 2019 from 9:00 AM‐3:30PM. The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, at 6902 E. Greenway Parkway in Scottsdale will be the location for this stellar panel of five bestselling authors. The 2019 incredible scribes are: Marie Benedict (The Only Woman in the Room), Matti Friedman (Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel), Ann Hood (Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food), Tim Johnston (The Current) and Matthew Quirk (The Night Agent). The Moderator for this event will be Lindsey Reiser, CBS 5 News. Proceeds from the event, Brandeis Phoenix Chapter’s major fundraiser, will benefit the Magnify the Mind Campaign to purchase a 2‐photon microscope to advance neuroscience research at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. At the luncheon on Friday, March 1st, the attendees will have an opportunity to meet and listen to the authors, purchase books and have them personalized. An added attraction for this event is the presence of more than a dozen vendors at the Boutiques section, which is open to the public. Guests and authors alike enjoy shopping the Boutiques. For more information contact: Carol Abrams, Publicity Chair at 480.382.4494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.