Join lifelong LES resident, filmmaker and author Laurie Gwen Shapiro at Essex Street Market on Thursday, March 8th for an exclusive look at her latest nonfiction book, The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica (Simon & Schuster).

Laurie will speak about her book and the "Stowaway Craze" of NYC's Jazz Era from 7pm-8pm. Prior to her talk, you can enjoy complimentary refreshments from Essex Street Market vendors starting at 6:30pm. This event is FREE but RSVP is required! Register here.