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Closing very early--hey, we tried!

We're going to trudge home at 1:00 and start our snow day just a little later than the rest of you. Everyone be safe. See you tomorrow.

Staff Picks


Staff Picks

what if? serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions  Five Came Back Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan Station Eleven a novel
Descent, by Tim Johnston

Staff pick by Michael.

“An intelligent, well-written thriller that will totally exceed your expectations—a stay-up-too-late-to-finish kind of book.”

 

Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life, by George Monbiot

Staff pick by Paul.
Five Came Back:  A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, by Mark Harris

Staff pick by John.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky, by Nancy Horan

Staff pick by Heather.

Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel

Staff pick by Tracy.

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Store Newsletter

Weekly newsletter, with add-on Hedrick Smith event! January 20th, 2015

Just added!
Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Who Stole the American Dream?, will be in the bookstore from 4:15-5:15 PM tomorrow, Wednesday, January 21. He's in the state to help get money out of politics and inspire regular folks to get in.  We're hosting him right after he appears at the Capitol Center.  Please join us for a fascinating conversation and booksigning.
Open microphone!
This month's meeting of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire is open to all and this month it is purely open mic. Do you have a poem in your pocket? Would you like to nominate a new state poem? Whatever your pleasure, come on down, to read or just to listen. That's Wed., Jan. 21, at 7 PM.
(By the way, we don't think NH should have a "state poem" unless it's by Robert Frost, and honestly not even then.)
Thursday, Jan. 22, 7 PM
One man, two lives. Author Larry Duberstein joins us to present Five Bullets, a powerful story of humanity and inhumanity in this tale of war, survival and healing.
"...Larry Duberstein’s Five Bullets offers a heartrending examination of the Holocaust and its aftermath...Haunting as it is compelling, Five Bullets offers an engaging, intelligent meditation on memory, hope, and survival.” ~Marc Schuster, Small Press Reviews
Friday, Jan.23 7 PM
It was murder! Local author Parker Riggs shares her new murder mystery with you... what a way to start the weekend! It's got the CIA... it's got the FBI ... it's got the international art world and more intrigue than you can shake a stick at! Come celebrate local writing with Parker Riggs!
 
We at Gibson's Bookstore believe in the importance of reading. That's why we've pledged to read with book lovers across America on National Readathon Day !
We'll also be hosting a Readathon Party! Join us from 12-4pm on January 24th to make #timetoread!
Please support our commitment by making a contribution to our page. Donations will support the National Book Foundation (http://nationalbook.org/), a non-profit that is expanding the audience for literature in America through programs like BookUp, The Innovations in Reading Prize, and the National Book Awards.
The mission of the National Book Foundation is to expand the audience for literature in America. Through programs like BookUp, our afterschool reading program; 5 Under 35, our annual award celebrating young writers; the Innovations in Reading Prize, which recognizes programs and individuals doing remarkable work in ther service of literature; and the National Book Awards, we strive to ensure Americans of all ages and backgrounds can attain and engage with literature in a meaningful way.Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support our fundraising efforts.
Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too!

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