Talk by Local Author

Alicia Oltuski, a DC-area writer, will be reading from and signing her new book, Precious Objects: A Story of Diamonds, Family, and a Way of Life,

WHEN: Sunday, July 31, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Barnes and Noble, 4801 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD (metro accessible)

Precious Objects was selected as a Fall 2011 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick.  This semi-autobiographical narrative tells the story of the New York diamond industry, offering an insider’s look at the history, business, and society behind one of the world’s most coveted natural resources.