Author Event

Images of Modern America: Manchester, with Robert Perreault

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Explore Manchester with Robert Perreault, as he takes us on a picture tour of Manchester, NH of past and present through Images of Modern America: Manchester

Manchester Cover Image
By Robert B. Perreault, Gary Samson (Foreword by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781467127110
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 9th, 2017

Known as New Hampshire's "Queen City," Manchester could be called "Change City." Throughout its history, it has reinvented itself many times. From a Native American fishing and gathering place called Amoskeag to a Yankee colonial town known as Derryfield, it became a multiethnic industrial center, the "Manchester of America," home of the world-famous Amoskeag Manufacturing Company (1831-1936).


A Time to Dance: American Country Dancing from Hornpipes to Hot Hash, with Richard Nevell

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

A Time to Dance: American Country Dancing from Hornpipes to Hot Hash Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780872332799
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Published: Bauhan Pub - October 1st, 2017

A Time to Dance: American Country Dancing trom Hornpipes to Hot Hash presents a well-documented history of American country dancing. Richard Nevell records American country dances as historical artifacts, as social expressions of rural and urban communities, as manifestations of democracy, and as an evolving traditional art that changes to meet the needs of a changing American society.


Ernest Hebert, The Contrarian Voice

Thursday, November 16th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

The Contrarian Voice: And Other Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780872332485
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Published: Bauhan Pub - October 17th, 2017

In this new collection of poetry, award-winning author Ernest Hebert writes of the trials, tribulations, and worsening plight of the working man, memorializing the "dirty-face people" who "put down the asphalt for the highways, stoked the foundry fires, built the rockets, and packed the computer chips. . . .


Breaking Bread, with King Arthur Flour's own Martin Philip

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."--Martin Philip

Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062447920
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Published: Harper Wave - October 31st, 2017

"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."--Martin Philip


Robert Olmstead, Savage Country

Thursday, October 26th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Robert Olmstead (Coal Black Horse) visits Gibson's Bookstore to present his newest Western, Savage Country!

Savage Country Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616204129
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 26th, 2017

"The year was 1873 and all about was the evidence of boom and bust, shattered dreams, foolish ambition, depredation, shame, greed, and cruelty . . ."


Coal Black Horse Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781565126015
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 20th, 2008

When Robey Childs's mother has a premonition about her husband, a soldier fighting in the Civil War, she does the unthinkable: she sends her only child to find his father on the battlefield and bring him home.


Bill McKibben at the CCA, presenting Radio Free Vermont

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, 7 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts (ticketed event, tickets available through the CCA website)

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780735219861
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 7th, 2017

"I hope no one secedes, but I also hope that Americans figure out creative ways to resist injustice and create communities where everybody counts. We've got a long history of resistance in Vermont and this book is testimony to that fact."
-Bernie Sanders


Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312541194
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 15th, 2011

"Read it, please. Straight through to the end. Whatever else you were planning to do next, nothing could be more important." --Barbara Kingsolver


Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250048714
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 29th, 2014

Bestselling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet


The End of Nature Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812976083
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Published: Random House Trade - June 13th, 2006

Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.


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