Author Event

Elizabeth Shackelford, The Dissent Channel

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020, 6 p.m.

The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541724488
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: PublicAffairs - May 12th, 2020

A young diplomat's account of her assignment in South Sudan, a firsthand example of US foreign policy that has failed in its diplomacy and accountability around the world.


Enter the Aardvark, with Jessica Anthony

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020, 6 p.m.

Enter the Aardvark Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316536158
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 24th, 2020

A young congressman discovers a mysterious stuffed aardvark on his doorstep and sets out on a journey to find out what it means in this "weird, wonderful" novel about the secrets we keep from ourselves and their history-shaping consequences (Esquire).


Storytime with author illustrator Mark Hoffmann!

Saturday May 16th, 2020, 11am

Dirt Cheap Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524719944
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

A young entrepreneur sets out to earn some money and discovers the value of a dollar (and of dirt)! Perfect for fans of Lemonade in Winter, The Most Magnificent Thing, and Rosie Revere, Engineer.


Explosion at the Poem Factory Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Mark Hoffmann (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773061320
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Groundwood Books - April 7th, 2020

Kilmer Watts makes his living teaching piano lessons, but when automatic pianos arrive in town, he realizes he's out of a job. He spots a "Help Wanted" sign at the poem factory and decides to investigate -- he's always been curious about how poems are made.


The Spiral Shell, Sandell Morse in conversation with Rebecca Rule

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020, 6 p.m.

The Spiral Shell: A French Village Reveals Its Secrets of Jewish Resistance in World War II Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781943156924
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Schaffner Press, Inc. - April 14th, 2020

April 2020 will mark the 80th Anniversary of the fall of France to Nazi Germany, and the establishment of the provisional government of the Vichy state, a puppet of the Axis regime, to carry out the arrest and deportation of all Jewish civilians.


VIRTUAL EVENT Fly Fishing New Hampshire's Secret Waters, with Steve Angers

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, 6 p.m. ONLINE ONLY. The store is currently closed to the public.

Fly Fishing New Hampshire's Secret Waters Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467141680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press - March 30th, 2020

New Hampshire's hard and rugged exterior protects one of America's richest native brook trout fisheries. These abundant waters are as varied as the landscape, from Mount Washington to peaceful meadows. The anticipation of the largest mayfly hatch contrasts with the quiet, deep waters of holding pools, and anglers are rewarded when they learn how to read the rivers and streams.


*Canceled* Christine Hemp: Wild Ride Home: Love, Loss, and a Little White Horse, a Family Memoir

book cover art; a pastel drawing of a wild eyed white horse rearingTuesday, May 5th, 2020, 6 p.m.

Wild Ride Home: Love, Loss, and a Little White Horse, a Family Memoir Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781950691241
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arcade - February 4th, 2020

** "This memoir seems written directly from Hemp’s soul, as she beautifully shares her moving story of learning to love and trust again after loss."--Booklist **

Christine Hemp's debut work of nonfiction, Wild Ride Home, is a brilliant memoir, looping themes of finding love and losing love, of going away and coming home, of the wretched course of


Rage Baking, with Katherine Alford and Kathy Gunst

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020, 6 p.m.

Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women's Voices Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982132675
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tiller Press - February 4th, 2020

50+ recipes, short essays, and quotes from some of the best bakers, activists, and outspoken women in our country today—this cookbook encourages women to use sugar and sass as a way to defend, resist, and protest.

Since the 2016 election, many women across the country have felt rage, fury, and frustration, wondering how we got here.


*POSTPONED* United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and What We Can Do about It)

Friday, March 20th, 2020, 6 p.m.

United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and What We Can Do about It) (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
By Mickey Huff, Nolan Higdon, Ralph Nader (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872867673
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: City Lights Books - August 20th, 2019

A powerful critique of how manipulation of media gives rise to disinformation, intolerance, and divisiveness, and what can be done to change direction.


*postponed* Wesley McNair, Dwellers in the House of the Lord

This event will be rescheduled. Please stay tuned for a new date, which we will be evaluating as the current global health crisis unfolds. (E.Jewell, 3/18/20)

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, 6 p.m.

Dwellers in the House of the Lord Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567926637
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - April 7th, 2020

"There's so much life in this beautiful book that it feels like a living thing. Wesley McNair is a kind of Chekhov of American poetry."
--Ted Kooser, Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate


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