Events this week! Click the images below for details. And scroll down to find out if you are a real New Englander.
Wed., May 20, 7 PM The Poetry Society of New Hampshire meets monthly to celebrate the muse. Headliners Ewa Chrusciel and Jeff Friedman will be followed by an open-mic event. All are welcome!
Thurs., May 21, 7 PM Kathryn Ma joins us to read, discuss, and sign her new book, The Year She Left Us, which was named an NPR best book of the year.
Fri., May 22, 7 PMRobin McLean presents her debut short-story collection, Reptile House, which was the winner of the prestigious BOA Editions Fiction Prize.
Special Saturday Story Time! Donald Saaf, who is nationally known as a brilliant illustrator and storyteller (and locally known as Hope Zanes's son-in-law!), joins us for a special story time for kids with his new book, The ABC Animal Orchestra. That's this Saturday, May 23, at 10 AM. Music runs in this family!
Are you a real New Englander?
If you are, you'll want to be here on May 28 at 7 PM, because Jud Hale, editor of Yankee Magazine and The Old Farmer's Almanac, will be here to talk about his recently updated memoir, The Education of a Yankee.
Did you know?
Even if the bookstore isn't having a sale, our Frequent Buyer Program lets you schedule your own sale day, with everything 20% off. If you aren't familiar with the program, please ask a bookseller! This has been one of the most popular benefits of being a Gibson's shopper.
Are you a teacher or homeschooler? Books for use in the classroom are often 20% off. Again, ask a bookseller for details!
New books, new trailers
Join us on Saturday, June 13th at 11 AM as football agent and writer Sean Stellato shares his new book, No Backing Down, a true story of teammates overcoming adversity. Stellato represents several NFL stars including the New England Patriots Joe Vellano, Jonas Gray, and Ryan Allen, and the Philadelphia Eagles Bryan Braman. *The first 20 copies of No Backing Down sold will include a signed Patriots photo from an active player!*
True Brew Cafe, a branch of True Brew Barista, enjoys space in our bookstore. They serve delicious coffee, tea, sandwiches, crepes, and much more. Now also with beer and wine! Have a real bookstore cafe experience.