If you were not there, you missed a spectacular book launch party at Switch Modern in Atlanta last week. Roy and Doug, and Scott and Liz really know how to throw an event. The Aperol Spritzes were flowing non- stop, along with Campari sodas and lovely Italian aperitvio nibbles in the Switch Modern showroom. It was truly spectacular and the perfect way to kick-off the release of my new book, Cocktail Italiano. We had over 150 of the who’s who of Atlanta, and let’s face it: the party crowd was ready to roll.
Roy and Doug Owners of Switch Modern.
Betsy Riley Editor and Chief of Atlanta Magazine, me and Liz Lapidus of Liz Lapidus PR.
Me with Rachael and Justin, my right and left hands.
Me with Penny Randolph, who illustrated my map.
Me with Sandy; she flew in from Florida! Gotta love a fan.
Scott Reilly of Switch Modern, Liz and her husband, Jeff Levy.
My web manager, Nicole Letts, and her mother in law.
I had a great time chatting all things Italian Riviera, even though the line was so long, and I signed so many books. I hardly had time to chat. Thank you to the guys at Switch Modern, such an incredible launch. Liz Lapidus the best PR firm in the biz. Gorgeous fun, grazie mille.
Liz and Mary Logan Bikoff, Editor and Chief of Atlanta Magazine’s Home.
The lovely ladies from Americasmart.
Me mixing up a Campari Shakerato from my book.
For those of you asking, I am not going on book tour. Full disclosure: for my last book, I did go on tour all over the USA, but it’s not a thing as much as it used to be. I know it looks glamorous going from city to city signing books, but the truth is that most people buy books online and are too busy to come see you and have you sign their book. When I did my book tour at huge venues and food events last time, I would maybe sign 1 book. It’s just a different time in the world. Even big box stores have a small turn out. So if you would like me to sign a book, email me; we can work out the logistics, quite simply: firstname.lastname@example.org
I will do a few US book signings in the fall. But for now, I am concentrating on finishing La Fortezza, and conducting our many workshops in Italy.
You can buy my new book here.
Again, many thanks to all who showed up to support me at my launch, and Liz Lapidus, I love you. x
P.S. Until the 19th of this month, head to Switch Modern’s site and receive a 10% discount if you type in my name annettejoseph in the discount section at checkout.
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Photo Credit: Hillary Harmon of Liz Lapidus PR and Frank Joseph MD
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