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Nancy Illman for “Instigator of Joy”

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Meet Takoma Park’s own Nancy Illman, the indomitable force behind the heartwarming and uplifting memoir, Instigator of Joy; becoming my own fairy godmother. Born from a desire to share the transformative power of positivity, Nancy takes readers on a journey through the highs and lows of life, sprinkling each page with anecdotes that inspire, entertain and provoke thought. A seasoned storyteller, Nancy Illman has mastered the art of turning life’s challenges into opportunities for growth and resilience. Exuding enthusiasm for life, she invites readers to join in the pursuit of joy, offering insights, wisdom and laughter along the way. Her book is a testament to Nancy’s unwavering belief in the power of optimism and the beauty of the human spirit. With honesty and vulnerability, she shares personal experiences that resonate with readers from all walks of life. Whether you are seeking a dose of inspiration or a reminder of life’s inherent magic, Instigator of Joy promises to uplift, empower and ignite the spark of joy within us all. Join Nancy at People’s Book and discover the extraordinary power of choosing joy in every moment.

This is an in-person event. Seated capacity at People’s Book is 50 patrons. Standing room is an option. All events are first come first serve seating. Accessible seating is always available.


March 20
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


People’s Book
7014-A Westmoreland Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912 United States
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