"The Deep Zone" with James M. Tabor

04/05/2012 7:00 pm

Thursday April 5th, 2012, 7 p.m.

Enjoy a preview of The Deep Zone here!

James M. Tabor has enjoyed tremendous success with his previous works of non-fiction, including Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters and Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth. Now he joins us with his first offering of fiction, a thriller drawing deeply on his knowledge of earth science, spelunking and caves.
With this novel, he is being hailed as a thriller master along the same veins as the lord of suspense himself, Michael Crichton.
cover art, the Deep Zone

 

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The Deep Zone (Hardcover)

$26.00
ISBN-13: 9780345530615
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Ballantine Books, 4/2012

“Ever since Michael Crichton passed, I have been looking for an author capable of crafting such creative, intelligent, pulse-pounding tales. Well, the search is over. THE DEEP ZONE is an absolutely phenomenal read -- THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN for the 21st century. Ladies and gentlemen, meet James M. Tabor -- the new Michael Crichton." --Brad Thor, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of FULL BLACK

"All the suspenseful wallop of Michael Crichton's "THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN," Stephen King's "THE STAND," and Jules Verne's "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH." --Katherine Neville, New York Times bestselling author of "The Eight"

"Deep-earth adventure, scintillating science, and cutthroat intrigue collide with thrilling results. The story left me breathless and awed. Truly impressive." --James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of "The Devil Colony"

"One of the most ripping, primal thrillers I've read in a long while. This one really stands out." --David Morrell, legendary New York Times bestselling author of "First Blood," "Rambo," and "Creepers"

"Dark and terrifying-- but with a light at its end. This book should come shrink-wrapped with a seat belt." --Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of "The Columbus Affair."


$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780812979497
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2/2011

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9780393331967
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 6/2008

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Dan Szczesny launch party, Jim Hofford poetry, and questions for you. July 8th, 2014
Launch Party! Thursday, July 10, at 7 PM
Join us for the launch party of local author and hiker Dan Szczesny as he presents his newest work, The Nepal Chronicles: Marriage, Mountains and Momos in the Highest Place on Earth.
When travel writer (and local Hippo journalist) Dan Szczesny and his wife, Meenakshi, traveled to Nepal to marry in Kathmandu and trek to Everest Base Camp, they knew the journey would be difficult. What they didn’t realize was how life­changing their time in the land of mountains would be. From the chaos of Kathmandu’s super­charged streets to the tranquil but challenging trails of the Himalayas, his book of the journey, The Nepal Chronicles, is a deeply felt exploration of the culture and history of one of the world’s most complex places, and a meditation on the author’s own personal journey into a new family and relationship unlike any he’s ever experienced.
Dan is also the author of one of last year's bestsellers at Gibson's, The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie.

Friday! July 11, at 7 PM
Local favorite Jim Hofford returns to share his latest volume of verse and memoir, Four Score ... and More
"As a longtime fan, I'm delighted to see this compilation of James Hofford's best work. "Life, she race so fast," he writes and, yet, as poet his job is to slow time, look closely and see. He sees! These poems are sturdy, meticulously built like the best of New England's timeless stone walls. They are love stories, life stories -- some laugh out loud funny (especially the ones for children), some tears down your cheek sad. It's the long lens of "Four Score and More," the full life deeply examined that makes this collection so special. Jim's wife Ellen hears "Music in icy trees." There's music in these poems -- music and magic and sustaining spirituality." -- Rebecca Rule

Informal survey
Well, we've been here for almost a year now! We have some opinions based on experience, but are they based in fact? Let's find out. The subject today is our store hours. If you have a second, please email us with your answers.
  • We're open from 9 AM to 9 PM, every day but Sunday, when we are open 11-6. Did you know that we had such extended hours?
  • What day of the week, and what time of day, are you most likely to visit us?
  • When was the last time you came to the bookstore before 10 AM, or after 7 PM? Which is more important to you, early or late?
  • Are you more likely to combine a trip to Gibson's with other errands downtown, or when you come to see us, is that usually the only thing on your agenda?
  • During the week, once you get home, are you likely to stay there? Does this change depending on whether it's Monday/Tuesday or later in the week, closer to the weekend?
  • Before you come to the bookstore, do you check our website or Facebook page to find out what our hours are?
  • Should we figure out how to use SurveyMonkey instead of asking you to email, or do you relish the opportunity to put your thoughts into writing? ...Perhaps that is a leading question.
Thank you. We're trying to push the envelope with our hours, but we also want to have our best team on the floor when you're likely to visit. Night owls, day trippers, everyone, please tell us your preferences! 

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