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Chris Bohjalian presents The Guest Room

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016, 7 p.m.

The Guest Room: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385538893
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Published: Doubleday - January 5th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams.

The Sandcastle Girls (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743916
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Published: Vintage - April 16th, 2013

From the bestselling author of Midwives, here is a sweeping historical love story that probes the depths of love, family, and secrets amid the Armenian Genocide during WWI.

Midwives: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375706776
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Published: Vintage - November 8th, 1998

A contemporary classic that has sold more than two million copies and was a selection of Oprah's original Book Club, Midwives is a compulsively readable novel that explores questions of human responsibility that are as fundamental to our society now as they were when the book was first published twenty years ago. 

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth, with Katherine Towler

Thursday, April 14th, 2016, 7 p.m.

"Around town, it was said that he lived on air, though he really lived on coffee and cigarettes. He was a union of unlikely opposites one of the strangest and loveliest of people, one of the poorest and richest, one of the most sardonic and serious. He could be brilliant and intentionally obtuse, or quietly contained and defiant, all in the same moment."

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship Cover Image
ISBN: 9781619027121
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 15th, 2016

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth is a memoir of the author's friendship with Robert Dunn, a brilliant poet who spent most of his life off the grid in downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Live to Air, a thriller, with Jeffrey L Diamond

Friday, January 15th, 2016, 5:30pm

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ISBN: 9781632990310
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Published: River Grove Books - April 29th, 2015

Television, politics, and the Russian mob: Live to Air is a riveting crime thriller, jam-packed with intrigue and unforgettable characters.

Ethan Benson is a charming and principled-if sometimes difficult-television producer in New York City who detests doing crime stories.

The Mystical Backpacker: How To Discover Your Destiny in the Modern World, with Hannah Papp

Friday, January 8th, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Hannah Papp takes us on a journey as she presents The Mystical Backpacker!

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ISBN: 9781582704869
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Published: Atria Books - May 5th, 2015

Part memoir, part guidebook, The Mystical Backpacker invites you to explore your inner terrain and learn how to create your own unique version of a modern day vision quest or walk-about.

Boris Vian Invents Boris Vian, in translation by Julia Older

Saturday, November 21st, 2015, 4 PM

Boris Vian Invents Boris Vian Cover Image
By Boris Vian (Editor), Julia Older (Translator)
ISBN: 9780985612290
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Published: Black Widow Press - July 7th, 2015

Blues for a Black Cat and Other Stories (French Modernist Library) Cover Image
By Boris Vian, Julia Older (Editor), Julia Older (Translated by), Louis Malle (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780803296091
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Published: Bison Books - April 1st, 2001

Different Roots, Common Dreams, and New Hampshire Women Farmers

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015, 5:30 PM

A dual event, with two books filled with gorgeous pictures celebrating different aspects of New Hampshire's culture!

New Hampshire Women Farmers: Pioneers of the Local Food Movement Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611687842
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Published: University Press of New England - September 8th, 2015

New Hampshire ranks third nationally in the percentage of principal farm operators who are women, and these women are transforming what it means both to be a farmer and to run a successful farm.

Tomie dePaola presents The Magical World of Strega Nona: A Treasury

Monday, November 9th, 2015, 5:00 pm

New Hampshire treasure Tomie dePaola joins Gibson's Bookstore to present his new treasury of Strega Nona stories, The Magical World of Strega Nona: A Treasury!

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By Tomie dePaola (Illustrator), Tomie dePaola
ISBN: 9780399173455
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 27th, 2015

Enter the marvelous, magical world of Strega Nona!