Like Oprah’s, but better and LOCAL.
Enjoy a year of reading along with 4 of your fellow bookworms in Tulsa’s premiere book club -enjoy quarterly book club meetings with 4 Tulsa favorites – books included (cliff notes upon request)!
Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum will lead a discussion for 5 of “Finding Ultra” by Rich Rolls over a catered lunch on the rooftop at Discovery Lab. Also included is 1 set of GT’s “Top Ten” books for 2021 – sure to keep you busy with great reads all year long!
Join Shannon Smith, chef and world traveler, for a dinner in her home featuring recipes from her upcoming cookbook with recipes from around the globe. Shannon has traveled to 52 countries, cooking and researching food cultures, which she documents on her website, and incorporates in her special dinner experiences and cooking classes. This offer includes wine and small plates for up to 10 guests in Shannon's Tulsa home. Follow her exciting journey on Facebook and Instagram at Chef Shannon Smith.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee & author Jim Stovall will lead a discussion of his bestseller “The Ultimate Gift” over coffee and breakfast at The Collaborative. In spite of blindness, Jim Stovall has been a National Olympic weightlifting champion, a successful investment broker, the President of the Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network, and a highly sought-after author and platform speaker. He is the author of more than 50 books, including the bestseller, The Ultimate Gift, which is now a major motion picture from 20th Century Fox starring James Garner and Abigail Breslin. Five of his other novels have also been made into movies with two more in production. For his work in making television accessible to our nation’s 13 million blind and visually impaired people, The President’s Committee on Equal Opportunity selected Jim Stovall as the Entrepreneur of the Year. Jim Stovall has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine, USA Today, and has been seen on Good Morning America, CNN, and CBS Evening News. He was also chosen as the International Humanitarian of the Year, joining Jimmy Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Mother Teresa as recipients of this honor. 5 sets of signed copies of “The Ultimate Gift”, “The Ultimate Life”, “The Ultimate Legacy”, detective novel set in Tulsa “The Sound of Honor”, “Keeper of the Flame” and “One season of Hope” and a copy of “The Ultimate Gift” DVD. CEO of Magic City Books Jeff Martin will discuss the new, highly regarded, historical fiction book “Take My Hand” by Dolen Perkins-Valdez at Magic City Books while munching on treats from Hurts Donuts.
Courtesy of GT Bynum, Chef Shannon Smith, Jim Stovall, Jeff Martin, Magic City Books and The Collaborative *All book club dates must be mutually agreed upon
**Not included in Best of Live Auction**