Mo Rocca

About The Author

Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, host of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, and host and creator of the Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, in which he learned to cook from grandmothers and grandfathers across the country. He’s also a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Rocca spent four seasons as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He began his career in TV as a writer and producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award–winning PBS children’s series Wishbone. As an actor, Mo starred on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Rocca is the author of All the Presidents’ Pets, a historical novel about White House pets and their role in presidential decision-making.

Appearances

MAR 28
5:00 PM
in person
MONTCLAIR LITERARY FESTIVAL
conversation with Jonathan Greenberg (Watchung Booksellers)
First Congregational Church
40 S. Fullerton Street
Montclair, NJ
FEB 27
2:00 PM
in person
RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL
conversation with Doug Miller (Follett)
Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory
71-100 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA
MAR 21
7:30 PM
in person
MARK TWAIN LIBRARY
conversation with Michael Ian Black (Barnes & Noble)
439 Redding Road
Redding, CT 06896
MAR 30
7:00 PM
in person
PITTSBURGH ARTS & LECTURES
in conversation with Megan Harris (Mystery Lovers Bookshop)
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
MAR 29
11:00 AM
in person
LEHIGH VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL
in conversation with Josh Berk (Let's Play Books)
ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA
MAR 12
6:00 PM
in person
TRUMAN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
conversation with Matt Stewart
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
5351 Forest Avenue
Independence, MO 64110
MAR 14
11:30 AM
in person
TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
Panel with Jeff Guinn and Timothy Egan
Student Union Gallagher Theater
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
MAR 14
2:30 PM
in person
TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
conversation with John Humenik
Arizona Daily Star Ten
University of Arizona
Tucaon, AZ

Books by Mo Rocca