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MEET WITH MARIETTA  |  Best Selling Author Marietta McCarty
Charlottesville, Va. -- Join Marietta McCarty on Feb. 22 for a leisurely lunch featuring South American food to toast the chapter set in Brazil in The Philosopher's Table.
The Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar in Charlottesville, with its innovative cuisine and festive atmosphere, is the perfect setting for February philosophizing and socializing.

The luncheon runs from 1-3 p.m. The menu includes salad, chili grilled chicken, herb grilled portobello mushroom, wheatberry salad, yukon potato gratin, roasted yellow squast, chocolate bread pudding and coconut custard.

Marietta's talk is scheduled for 1:45, an interactive conversation about the merits and the whereabouts of Mental Clarity, February's topic in the book.

The cost is $35 per person. Space is limited. Call Commonwealth to make reservations at (434) 202-7728 or contact A credit card is required.

McCarty, New York Times best seller and award-winning author of The Philosopher's Table: How to Start Your Philosophy Dinner Club - Monthly Conversation, Music and RecipesHow Philosophy Can Save Your Life: 10 Ideas That Matter Most, and Little Big Minds: Sharing Philosophy with Kids, will also have all three books available for sale and signing.

For more information on the luncheon or McCarty's three books, visit her online at


The Philosopher's  
Lunch Table
Topic: Mental Clarity

1-3 p.m.
The Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar
Charlottesville, Va.

Cost: $35 per person

Space is limited.

(434) 202-7728 

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"You could say my life has been a succession of big dinners enjoyed with as many of my friends and family that can be squeezed around the table-all eating, talking, and laughing. I have sometimes wondered which part I enjoy the most. Is it the tasty meal, the flowing wine, or the boisterous conversation that so often ensues as a result of the first two elements? Marietta McCarty goes at it rather brilliantly from another angle, encouraging you to put the lively conversation first. Choose a philosophical topic from her book, and it comes matched with a dinner menu and music list. Invite a few friends, neighbors, and colleagues, and voila! Welcome to the first seating of your own Philosophy Dinner Club."

- Tom Douglas, Executive Chef, Restaurateur, And Author