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Long Island Chapter of the Links Incorporated Hosts “Tea & Talk” with Benilde Little

benilde-littleThe Long Island Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host  ‘TEA & TALK’ with bestselling author, Benilde Little on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 1845 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, N.Y. 11030.The author will be signing copies of her latest book, Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir.

The national bestselling author of Good Hair and The Itch penned her first nonfiction book, a “memoir” about her own journey caring for aging parents, raising children, being married, plunging to the depths of depression, and climbing her way out.

Writing in the courageous tradition of great female storytellers such as Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, and Pearl Cleage, Benilde doesn’t hold back as she shares insights, inspiration, and intimate details of her life. Powerful, relatable, and ultimately redemptive, Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir, is a remarkable memoir about the power within us all to rise from despair and to feel hope and joy again.

Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir, will put you face-to-face with the realities of personal pain. What Benilde shares is a heroic demonstration of how to turn depression and loss into a path back to self. Her willingness to be open and authentic creates a healing prescription for us all. What a blessing!”

-Iyanla Vanzant,


“Breakdown takes a slight departure from her four novels, with major creative results… Lively anecdotes…achingly honest detail…Little gets herself together, piece by broken piece…”


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About the organization: The Links, Incorporated is a non-profit organization established in 1946 that was founded upon the twin principles of community service and personal friendship. The Long Island Chapter of the Links, Incorporated is led by Wanda Wardlaw Matthews, Chapter President. Cicely Horsham-Brathwaite is the event chair.

About the author: Benilde Little is a nationally recognized bestselling author of Good Hair and The Itch. Ms. Little writes about life experiences and has been compared to authors such as Nora Ephron and Pearl Cleage. Her latest effort has received rave reviews and taken Ms. Little on speaking engagements and book signings throughout the country.

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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