Jodi Picoult


Appearances, news & special events

I LOVE to meet my fans!
Please join me at one of my LEAVING TIME tours
xoxo —Jodi

US Tour:   October 14–26 »
Canada Tour:   October 29–30 »
UK Tour:   November 5–12 »
South Africa tour details to come: stay tuned!

tour talk… Tour details are subject to change as we finalize events, so check back often for updates.

LEAVING TIME - US book tour

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Tuesday, October 14, Norwich, VT - 9 am
Norwich Bookstore
291 Main Street
Norwich, VT 05055
Talk & signing
$28, includes a signed copy of LEAVING TIME and refreshments.
Event details
Reserve your seat at the event by purchasing LEAVING TIME and leaving a comment that you'll be attending the event, stopping by the bookstore, or calling (802) 649-1114.
Tuesday, October 14, Framingham, MA - 7 pm
Wayland High School
264 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland, MA 01778
Books to be signed must be purchased in advance at:
Barnes & Noble
1 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 628-5567
This is a FREE event.
Wednesday, October 15, Washington, DC - 7:30 pm
National Geographic Headquarters
Grovsenor Auditorium
1600 M Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
In conversation with National Geographic Traveler contributing editor at large, Don George
Starting at $30
Event details
(202) 857-7700
Thursday, October 16, New York City - 7 pm
Barnes & Noble
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10002
This is a FREE event.
Event details
(212) 253-0810
Friday, October 17, Fairfield, CT - 7 pm
“Join the Conversation” hosted by WSHU Radio
with books sold by R.J. Julia Booksellers
at The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Ave.
Fairfield, CT 06825
$30, includes a signed copy of LEAVING TIME
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Saturday, October 18, Huntington, NY - 2 pm
Book Revue
313 New York Ave.
Huntington, NY 11743
Signing only
This is a FREE event.
Event details
(631) 271-1442
Sunday, October 19, Rockleigh, NJ - 10 am
Brunch hosted by Books & Greetings at Rockleigh Country Club
26 Paris Ave.
Rockleigh, NJ 07647
Talk & signing
$45, includes a signed copy of LEAVING TIME and brunch
Purchase tickets in person at Books & Greetings
271G Livingston Street
Northvale, NJ 07647
(201) 784-2665
Monday, October 20, Pittsburgh, PA - 7:30 pm
Pittsburgh Arts & Letters
Carnegie Music Hall
4440 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Talk & signing
There are a few “partial view” seats still available
Event details
(412) 622-8866
Tuesday, October 21st, Nashville, TN - 6:15 pm
Parnassus Books @ Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
2400 Blakemore Ave.
Nashville, TN
Talk & signing
TICKETED (not on sale yet)
Event details
(615) 953-2243
Wednesday, October 22nd, Atlanta, GA - 7 pm
Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Talk & signing
$35, includes a signed copy of LEAVING TIME
Purchase tickets online or call (404) 814-4150
Thursday, October 23, Sacramento, CA - 6 pm
Sacramento Bee Book Club
Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
828 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Talk & signing
This is a FREE event.
Reservations will open up a few weeks before the event at:
(916) 264-2800
Friday, October 24, Seattle, WA 7-8:30 pm
Seattle Public Library – Central Library
1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Talk & signing
This is a FREE event.
Event details
(206) 386-4636
Sunday, October 26, Los Angeles, CA - 3 pm
The Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Talk & signing
This is a FREE event.
Reservations are encouraged:
Event details
(310) 440-4500
Monday, October 27, Dallas, TX - 7 pm
Authors LIVE! Highland Park United Methodist Church
Wesley Hall
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
Talking & signing
This is a FREE event.
or $30 for attendance to a special Author’s Reception in the Great Hall beginning at 6:00pm. Cost includes meet & greet with Jodi, and a signed copy of LEAVING TIME.
Event details
(214) 523-2240
Tuesday, October 28, Chicago, IL - 11:30 am
Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 427-7800
Talk & signing
Signed copies of LEAVING TIME available for purchase
For reservations contact The Book Stall
(847) 446-8880
Tuesday, October 28, Chicago, IL - 7 pm
Anderson’s Bookshop @ North Central College
Wentz Hall
171 E. Chicago Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
Talk & signing
$28+ tax, includes a signed copy of LEAVING TIME
$10 for companion ticket
Event details
(630) 355-2665

LEAVING TIME - Canada book tour

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Wednesday, October 29th - Calgary, Alberta
Thursday, October 30th - Toronto, Ontario

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LEAVING TIME - UK book tour

Wednesday, 5 November, London 7.00 pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly, London W1
In conjunction with Woman & Home
Tickets cost £18 including a copy of Leaving Time, to collect at the event; or £10 admission only, available from (booking fee may apply). For further information please contact Waterstones Piccadilly on 020 7851 2400.
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Thursday, 6 November, Dundee - 6 pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee – ticket hotline: 01382 385108
Saturday, 8 November, Kilbride, Scotland - 7 pm
Eastwood Park Theatre – ticket hotline: 0141 577 4970/4956
Sunday, 9 November, Belfast, Newtownabbey - 2.30 pm
Theatre at the Mill – ticket hotline: 028 9034 0202
Monday, 10 November, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire - 7.30 pm
Dewsbury Town Hall – ticket hotline: 01484 223200
Tuesday, 11 November, Ilkley, West Yorkshire - 7.30 pm
Kings Hall – ticket hotline: 01943 816714
Wednesday, 12 November, Ely, Cambridgeshire - 7.30 pm
Hayward Theatre – Topping & Co for tickets: 01353 645

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South Africa tour info to come…
stay tuned!

Events are free when indicated, but you should contact the venues / stores to confirm, purchase tickets or get more information. Also, all rules, price and ticket policies are set by the individual venues or stores, not Ballantine/Random House or me. Tour details are subject to change as we finalize events, so check back often for updates.

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