Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheons will feature a talk from Barrett Bookstore on how a book is published and marketed on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 12:15 p.m. Barrett Bookstore will be available to give guidance for book groups and ideas for Christmas gifts.

Barrett Bookstore will be bringing us Mackenzie Bronk, a sales rep from Hachette Book Group, to talk about the book industry. Hachette is considered one of the big-six publishing companies, along with Macmillan, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster.

Q&A will be followed by an opportunity to shop. Barrett Bookstore will be on hand to sell and wrap recommended titles.

This event is $40 per person, or $25 for DCA members, and includes a lunch which will be provided by Michael Joseph’s Catering. Prepayment for this event is required by noon on Monday, December 2, and can be made online at dariendca.org, or by contacting the DCA at 203-655-9050 ext. 10. The DCA is located at 274 Middlesex Road in Darien.