BOOKED for the evening: Honors Award-Winning Actor, Director & Writer Alan Alda
The Westport Library is thrilled to announce that the 2017 BOOKED for the evening honoree is award-winning actor, director, screenwriter and author Alan Alda. His newest book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating, is being published in June. Tickets are available on May 1! Alda has won seven Emmy Awards, received three Tony nominations, is an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Aviator. Alda played Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series M*A*S*H, and his films include Crimes and Misdemeanors, Everyone Says I Love You, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Bridge of Spies and many more. Alda is an active member of the science community, having hosted the award-winning series Scientific American Frontiers for eleven years and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. Alda is the author of two bestselling books, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned and Things I Overheard While Talking To Myself.