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Author Event: James Howard Kunstler, A Safe & Happy Place (6/3/17)

Join author James Howard Kunstler for a reading and discussion of his newest novel, A Safe and Happy Place

“In the fall of 1967, a schlemiel named Don Bessemer from Short Pump, Virginia, got me pregnant. Well, okay, I got myself pregnant with his assistance.
I fell for this superficial clod one rainy October afternoon when we were the only two patrons in a hole-in-the-wall called Café Ludovico off Astor Place. . . .”

Author Event: Leslie Sharpe, The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills (5/27/17)

Join us for a talk and signing with naturalist and author Leslie Sharpe, who will discuss her new book, The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills

The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills Cover Image
ISBN: 9781468312478
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Overlook Press - March 7th, 2017

Independent Bookstore Day (4/29/17)

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in addition to fun events, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online.

Talking to Animals by Jon Katz HARDCOVER - AUTOGRAPHED

SKU: Katz_TalkingHC

Pre-order your copy now of Jon Katz's forthcoming book, Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You, due out May 2, 2017. 

Jon will sign, and, if requested, personalize, your book. 

Price: $26.00
Please enter what you would like the author to inscribe in your book. Occasionally requests may be edited for clarity or space.

Bookworm Pre-School Book Club

Do you know a preschool age child and want to read to them more? The Cambridge Elementary School and Battenkill Books are happy to announce that they are continuing to offer the FREE Cambridge Bookworm Preschool Book Club.

The Glass Menagerie: Pre-Show Conversation (4/8/17)

Join cast and crew of Hubbard Hall's upcoming performance of Tennessee William's classic work, The Glass Menagerie, for a pre-show conversation. 

Starring Cambridge’s own Christine Decker, this American classic tells the tale of Tom, his sister Laura, mother Amanda, and the Gentleman Caller. Roger Danforth is directing. 

Fiction Book Club: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh (5/4/17)

Please join us on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 pm for a discussion of Jennifer Haigh's Heat and Light. New book club members always welcome to attend. 

Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away like a bar of soap. Now Bakerton has been granted a surprise third act: it sits squarely atop the Marcellus Shale, a massive deposit of natural gas.

Heat and Light Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061763496
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco Press - February 28th, 2017

Author Event: Arthur Yorinks (7/20/17)

Join us for a special event with Caldecott Medal-winner author and illustrator Arthur Yorinks, who will be talking about his new graphic novel, Making Scents, $15.99. 

Making Scents Cover Image
By Arthur Yorinks, Braden Lamb (Illustrator), Shelli Paroline (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596434523
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: First Second - June 27th, 2017

Pre-Show Conversation for The Book Club Play

Join cast and crew on Saturday, February 25th at 2 pm for a pre-show conversation on The Book Club Play, which opens on March 4th at Hubbard Hall. 

Book Club is like Lord of the Flies with wine and dip."


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