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Wesley McNair - Late Wonders: New & Selected Poems

event details poster for Late Wonders by Wesley McNairThursday, November 3rd, 2022, 6:30 pm

Poet Wesley McNair returns to Gibson's Bookstore after several years away to enchant us with his new volume of verse, Late Wonders: New & Selected Poems!

Late Wonders: New & Selected Poems By Wesley McNair Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781567927429
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 27th, 2022

"Wesley McNair is a kind of Chekhov of American poetry."--Ted Kooser, Pulitzer Prize winner and U. S. Poet Laureate


Ernest Thompson - The Book of Maps

cover art for The Book of Maps by Ernest ThompsonThursday, October 27th, 2022, 6:30 pm

Ernest Thompson (On Golden Pond) visits Gibson's Bookstore to share his debut novel, The Book of Maps!

The Book of Maps By Ernest Thompson Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781954021952
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Published: Global Collective Publishers - October 25th, 2022

In the summer of 2002, Brendan Tibbet, a filmmaker whose luck has run low, takes his ten-year-old son Brenlyn on a raucous road trip across America. Following a 1930s travel guide Brendan purchased at a yard sale, the two-week trek from LA to New Hampshire covers 16 states, hitting the iconic stops along the way, Yosemite, the Great Salt Lake, Yellowstone and Mt.


Chuck Douglas presents Philadelphia's King of Little Italy: C.C.A. Baldi & His Brothers

cover art for Philadephia's King of Little Italy by Charles DouglasWednesday, October 5th, 2022, 6:30 pm at Gibson's Bookstore

Philadelphia's King of Little Italy: C.C.A. Baldi & His Brothers (American Heritage) By Charles G. Douglas, Victor L. Baldi III (With), Douglas Baldi Swift Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781467150279
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Published: History Press - October 3rd, 2022

C.C.A. Baldi ruled Little Italy, and everyone who wished to deal with the Italians knew it.

Go back to turn of the century Philadelphia and discover the incredible immigrant success story of C.C.A. Baldi and his brothers as they build a business empire while pathing a path for the Italian community and becoming the King of Little Italy.


Mike Pride presents - No Place for a Woman: Harriet Dame's Civil War

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, 6:30 pm at Gibson's Bookstorecover art for No Place for a Woman by Mike Pride

No Place for a Woman: Harriet Dame's Civil War By Mike Pride, J. Matthew Gallman (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mike Pride, J. Matthew Gallman (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781606354513
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Published: Kent State University Press - October 18th, 2022

Examining the life and career of Harriet Dame, Civil War battlefield nurse, and her major contributions to the Union cause


Storm Over Key West: The Civil War and the Call of Freedom By Mike Pride Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781683340935
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Published: Pineapple Press - December 1st, 2020

A few weeks after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect, James Montgomery sailed into Key West Harbor looking for black men to draft into the Union army.


Freya Marske and Everina Maxwell - a fantastic fantasy author fete!

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022, 6pm Eastern. Online only via Zoom Webinar. Registration required: link to come

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A Restless Truth (The Last Binding #2) By Freya Marske Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250788917
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Published: Tordotcom - November 1st, 2022

A Restless Truth is the second entry in Freya Marske’s beloved, award-winning Last Binding trilogy, the queer historical fantasy series that began with A Marvellous Light.

“Sublime prose, top-notch world-building, delightfully queer.”
—TJ Klune, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, on A Marvellous Light


Ocean's Echo By Everina Maxwell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250758866
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Published: Tor Books - November 1st, 2022

Ocean's Echo is a stand-alone space adventure about a bond that will change the fate of worlds, set in the same universe as Everina Maxwell's hit debut, Winter's Orbit.


A Marvellous Light (The Last Binding #1) By Freya Marske Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250831798
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Published: Tordotcom - October 18th, 2022

An International Bestseller!
Winner of the 2022 Romantic Novel Award in Fantasy!
Locus Award Finalist!

Red, White & Royal Blue meets Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in debut author Freya Marske’s A Marvellous Light, featuring an Edwardian England full of magic, contracts, and conspiracies.


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A Marvellous Light (The Last Binding #1) By Freya Marske Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250788870
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Published: Tordotcom - November 2nd, 2021

An International Bestseller!
Winner of the 2022 Romantic Novel Award in Fantasy!
Locus Award Finalist!

An Indie Next pick and LibraryReads pick—with four starred reviews!
A Best of 2021 Pick for NPR | Amazon | Kobo | Barnes & Noble


Winter's Orbit By Everina Maxwell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250758842
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Published: Tor Books - December 28th, 2021

A Sunday Times Bestseller!
A 2022 Alex Award Winner!

“Sparks fly” (NPR) in Everina Maxwell’s gut-wrenching and romantic space opera debut.


Horror novelist Josh Malerman, with Daphne

cover art for DAPHNE by Josh MalermanThursday, October 13th, 2022, 6:30 pm

Josh Malerman (Bird Box) visits Gibson's Bookstore to send shivers down your spine as he presents his new horror novel Daphne!

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Daphne: A Novel By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593157015
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Published: Del Rey - September 20th, 2022

Horror has a new name: Daphne. A brutal, enigmatic woman stalks a high school basketball team in a reimagining of the slasher genre by the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box.

“A superb serial killer novel and a great coming-of-age story.”—Gabino Iglesias, author of The Devil Takes You Home


Bird Box: A Novel By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062259660
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

Now a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, and Rosa Salazar!


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Pearl By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593237854
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Published: Del Rey - July 5th, 2022

From Josh Malerman, the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie, comes the legend of Pearl, a strange new monster unlike any other in horror (previously published as On This, the Day of the Pig).


Malorie: The Sequel to the Global Sensation Bird Box By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593156872
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Published: Del Rey - May 18th, 2021

In the “fast-paced, frightening” (The New York Times Book Review) sequel to Bird Box, the inspiration for the record-breaking Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock, bestselling author Josh Malerman brings unseen horrors to life.


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Goblin: A Novel in Six Novellas By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593237823
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Published: Del Rey - January 11th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie comes a chilling story that revolves around a mysterious small town, revealing its sinister secrets one by one.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL • “Must-read horror.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Pour Me Another: 250 Ways to Find Your Favorite Drink - with J.M. Hirsch

Pour Me Another cover art and event graphic with author photo for J.M. HirschTuesday, October 4th, 2022, 6:30 pm, in-store

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Pour Me Another: 250 Ways to Find Your Favorite Drink By J. M. Hirsch Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316325356
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Published: Voracious - October 4th, 2022

A go-to guide for discovering your new favorite cocktails: Use the drinks you already know and love to explore a world of delicious new spirits, combinations, and flavors.

Pour Me Another starts with a simple premise: you know which cocktails you like, but what's next?


Shake Strain Done: Craft Cocktails at Home By J. M. Hirsch Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316428514
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Published: Voracious - November 3rd, 2020

A 2021 IACP COOKBOOK AWARDS FINALIST

Revolutionize the way you drink at home with simple recipes and common ingredients -- no obscure liquors or fussy techniques needed -- from the editorial director of Milk Street, J.M. Hirsch.


Are you done with generic gin and tonics, mediocre Manhattans and basic martinis?


Beating the Lunch Box Blues: Fresh Ideas for Lunches on the Go! (Rachael Ray Books) By J. M. Hirsch, Rachael Ray (Foreword by) Cover Image
By J. M. Hirsch, Rachael Ray (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476726724
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Published: Atria Books - September 3rd, 2013

Longing for more than yet another limp salad? Tired of tussling with the kids over junk food lunch kits? Sounds like you’ve got the lunch box blues. J. M. Hirsch has the fix.

But it isn’t a cookbook. Because when it comes to lunch, nobody has time to break out a recipe to bang out a brown bag special. Busy people need lunch ideas. Lots of them.


Donald Yacovone - Teaching White Supremacy: America's Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity

cover art for Teaching White Supremacy by Donald YacovoneThursday, September 29th, 2022, 7 pm

Teaching White Supremacy: America's Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity By Donald Yacovone Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593316634
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Published: Pantheon - September 27th, 2022

A powerful exploration of the past and present arc of America’s white supremacy—from the country’s inception and Revolutionary years to its 19th century flashpoint of civil war; to the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and today’s Black Lives Matter.
 


Time for Everything: My Curious Life, with Joseph D Steinfield

cover art for Time for Everything, by Joseph D SteinfieldTuesday, September 20th, 2022, 6:30 pm

Time for Everything: My Curious Life By Joseph D. Steinfield Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780872333628
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Published: Bauhan Pub - July 22nd, 2022

In his previous book, Claremont Boy (Bauhan Publishing 2014), Joe Steinfield shared stories about a variety of subjects--family members and other people in his life, his love of sports, travel, and the arts, and his Claremont years.


Claremont Boy: My New Hampshire Roots and the Gift of Memory By Joseph D. Steinfield Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780872331730
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Published: Bauhan Pub - April 25th, 2014

In Claremont Boy: My New Hampshire Roots and the Gift of Memory, Joseph Steinfield shares humorous, insightful, and often poignant recollections spanning more than half a century. The author recalls what it was like to grow up as part of a small Jewish community in a New Hampshire mill town, but the book includes much more.


Gibson's virtual! John Banville - The Singularities

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, 5pm ET, online only via Zoom. Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/406920639587

The Singularities: A novel By John Banville Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525655176
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Published: Knopf - October 25th, 2022

From the revered Booker Prize-winning author comes a playful, multilayered novel of nostalgia, life and death, and quantum theory, which opens with the return of one of his most celebrated characters as he is released from prison.


The Sea (Vintage International) By John Banville Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400097029
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Published: Vintage - August 15th, 2006

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An “extraordinary meditation on mortality, grief, death, childhood and memory" (USA Today) about a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside to grieve the loss of his wife. 


Something New Under the Sun: A Novel By Alexandra Kleeman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984826329
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Published: Hogarth - August 2nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A novelist discovers the dark side of Hollywood and reckons with ambition, corruption, and environmental collapse in “a darkly satirical reflection of ecological reality” (Time)


You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: A Novel By Alexandra Kleeman Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062388681
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 9th, 2016

“A powerful allegory of our civilization’s many maladies, artfully and elegantly articulated, by one of the young wise women of our generation.” —New York Times Book Review


April in Spain By John Banville Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335471406
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Published: Hanover Square Press - October 5th, 2021

*NATIONAL BESTSELLER*

Booker Prize winner John Banville returns with a dark and evocative new mystery set on the Spanish coast


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