Meet the Author- This is Christmas, Song by Song: The Stories Behind 100 Holiday Hit
Book by Annie Zaleski
‘Tis the season! Break out the eggnog, hang the mistletoe, blast those Christmas songs, and settle down in your favorite armchair with this beautifully illustrated volume exploring well-known and lesser-known behind-the-scenes stories of the 100 most cherished holiday songs of all time and their everlasting impact. What song was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the best-selling single of all time? Which popular Christmas tune was reportedly written to commemorate Thanksgiving? What holiday song led to a special meet-and-greet between the song’s 10-year-old singer and a 700-pound hippopotamus? You’ll find out answers to these questions — and more! — in this lively presentation going behind-the-scenes of this festive new book. Annie Zaleski is an award winning writer of four books along with credits that include Rolling Stone, Billboard and R.E.M.’s liner notes. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.