Misty Copeland’s new book, Black Ballerinas, is released Tuesday November 2nd. The Strand bookstore is sponsoring an hour-long talk with the author. Copeland is the first African American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. Following her successful autobiography, Life in Motion, Misty writes about growing up with her mother and five siblings in a motel never believing her dream of dancing would come true. Be sure to check out Misty’s new book to hear more from this inspiring dancer.