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Lunch & Books


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

12 PM 

Join us for our inaugural Lunch & Books, a new social event for Penn’s Village members and their guests where you can join your fellow members for good food and conversation along with a discussion about a chosen book.

We will have a casual lunch from 12 noon - 1 p.m. followed by a book discussion from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.


The book: Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder. Please see the book description below.

If you only want to come for lunch you are more than welcome, or if you can’t join us for lunch please just come for the book discussion. 


We will meet on the 2ndfloor of Positano Coast Restaurantlocated at 212 Walnut Street. There is a handicapped accessible ramp available. Individuals will self-pay to the restaurant for lunch.

Please RSVP by email info@pennsvillage.orgor call (215) 925-7333. There is no charge for Penn’s Village members and volunteers. We would appreciate a $5 donation from other guests.  Other guests are welcome to attend three programs before joining and/or volunteering.

About the book:  
A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin's corruption

About the author: 
Bill Browder, founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, was the largest foreign investor in Russia until 2005. Since 2009, when his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was murdered in prison after uncovering a $230 million fraud committed by Russian government officials, Browder has been leading a campaign to expose Russia’s endemic corruption and human rights abuses. Before founding Hermitage, Browder was vice president at Salomon Brothers. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Stanford Business School.