Book Talk at the NYG&B: Hey America, Your Roots are Showing!

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Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak has become genealogist to stars such as Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Betty White, Larry David and President Barack Obama. Join her at NYG&B headquarters as she discusses her tricks of the trade and her latest book, Hey America, Your Roots are Showing! Ms. Smolenyak will sign copies of both this book and her Who Do You Think You Are? companion book. Join “genealogist to the stars” Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak as she discusses her latest book, Hey America, Your Roots are Showing! You've read  the headlines, now get the inside story as she reveals how she cracked her news-making cases, became the face of this increasingly popular field—and redefined history along the way. Ms. Smolenyak is a genealogical adventurer who loves solving mysteries, making unexpected discoveries, and pushing the boundaries of conventional genealogy. A popular writer, speaker, and TV guest, she has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today Show, the Early Show, CNN, NPR, and BBC.

 In addition to consulting on shows ranging from Who Do You Think You Are? to Top Chef, she is the author of six books, a Huffington Post contributor, a cold case researcher for the Army, NCIS, and the FBI, and former Chief Family Historian and spokesperson for Ancestry.com. Please join us at NYG&B headquarters when Ms. Smolenyak discusses her tricks of the trade. The author will sign all copies of this book and her Who Do You Think You Are? companion book sold at this event.

This event is SOLD OUT. Please contact Lauren Maehrlein at education@nygbs.org to be put on the waiting list.

When: 
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Headquarters - 36 W.44th St., 7th FL, New York, NY
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
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