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Thursday February 7th, 2013, 7 p.m. Join us as local author Chris Casko presents his debut novel, The Elimination Plan!  Gordon Crabtree is a rising Public Prosecutor for the state of New Hampshire. Frustrated with a system that is riddled with delays and errors, Gordie begins to keep a diary detailing the worst miscarriages of justice, and his plan for ridding the world of these criminals. When Gordie finally crosses the line and takes matters into his own hands, he starts down a tense, bloody path that will keep the reader engrossed to the very end. Chris Casko is a lawyer who has worked in government service for 14 years, also serving the last 6 as a member of his local school board. He is the author of several legal articles that have appeared in a variety of publications. He is an avid motorcycle rider and New England Patriots fan. The Elimination Plan is his first novel. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and daughter. Can't make the event? Call us (603-224-0562) or email us (gibsons@totalnetnh.net) to have us put a copy aside to be signed for you.

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

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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!
 
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