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Author Marietta McCarty to lead luncheon highlighting mental clarity

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.

marietta mccartyThe 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 Recipes, How 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

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