Author Event

Speaking of Feminism, Rachel F Seidman in conversation with Felice Belman

Saturday, October 26th, 2019, 2 p.m.

Rachel F Seidman, in conversation with Felice Belman, discusses Speaking of Feminism: Today’s Activists on the Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Women’s Movement.

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ISBN: 9781469653082
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - September 23rd, 2019

From the Women's Marches to the MeToo movement, it is clear that feminist activism is still alive and well in the twenty-first century. But how does a new generation of activists understand the work of the movement today? How are their strategies and goals unfolding? What worries feminist leaders most, and what are their hopes for the future? In Speaking of Feminism, Rachel F.


Sharenthood: Why We Should Think Before We Talk about Our Kids Online

Thursday, September 12th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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By Leah A. Plunkett, John Palfrey (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780262042697
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Published: MIT Press - September 10th, 2019

From baby pictures in the cloud to a high school's digital surveillance system: how adults unwittingly compromise children's privacy online.


Stay and Fight, with Madeline ffitch

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Madeline ffitch visits Gibson's Bookstore to present Stay and Fight, a wildly original, piercingly timely addition to the story of the American family.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780374268121
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 9th, 2019

"Like Bastard Out of Carolina, ffitch's electrifying debut novel is a paean to independence and a protest against the materialism of our age." —O: The Oprah Magazine

"Delightfully raucous." —Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal


Addiction Nation, with Timothy McMahan King

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019, 6 p.m.

"Opioids claim the lives of 115 people per day. One of them could have been me."

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ISBN: 9781513804064
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Published: Herald Press (VA) - June 11th, 2019

"Opioids claim the lives of 115 people per day. One of them could have been me."


New Hampshire Writers Project

Thursday, August 8th, 2019, 6 p.m.

The New Hampshire Writers Project  supports the development of individual writers and encourages an audience for literature in our state. Join us tonight as New Hampshire authors present titles that the NHWP has helped bring to fruition!

Queen Sllabruos The Mirror World: This is creative fiction woven with historical fantasy from Niagara Falls geared to middle grade readers (ages 8-12) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781508676638
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - April 7th, 2016

The children in Aragain Falls are trapped in a time warp where there is no known means to escape the evil Queen Sllabruos. Three cousins fall victim to the Queen during a twilight walk near the old Shawnee Bridge in North Tonawanda, New York. They embark on an adventure that will take you to the depths of a Mirror World where everything is backwards and age becomes timeless.


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ISBN: 9781937721565
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Published: Jetty House/Peter E. Randall Publisher - May 21st, 2018

The Lesson, with Cadwell Turnbull

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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ISBN: 9781538584644
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - June 18th, 2019

An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath.


Poets Willie Perdomo and Matt W Miller

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, 6 pm.

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ISBN: 9780143132691
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Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

From a prize-winning poet, a new collection that chronicles a weekend in the life of a group of friends coming of age in East Harlem at the dawn of the hip-hop era


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ISBN: 9781910669464
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Published: Salmon Poetry - August 7th, 2018

Miller explores the littoral zone; between the firmament of experience and understanding, between first breath and death, where strict definitions of gender, fatherhood, and masculinity swirl in the pull of tides and the curl and crush of waves. In these lyrical meditations, we are witness to our own drowning in family and history, in politics and love.


Akin, with Emma Donoghue

Thursday, September 19th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780316491990
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

The "soul stirring" novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Room (O Magazine) is one of the best books of the year (New York Post)
Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France.


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Published: Back Bay Books - May 18th, 2011

Held captive for years in a small shed, a woman and her precocious young son finally gain their freedom, and the boy experiences the outside world for the first time.


Poets William O'Daly and Ben Moeller-Gaa

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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ISBN: 9781610192415
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Published: Folded Word - May 5th, 2018

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By Ben Moeller-Gaa, J. S. Graustein (Calligrapher)
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ISBN: 9781610191166
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Published: Folded Word - October 15th, 2018

morning calm

the pacing of pages

between us


The Vandebeekers to the Rescue, with Karina Yan Glaser

Thursday, September 26th, 2019, 6 p.m.

NYT bestselling children's author Karina Yan Glaser sweeps into Gibson's Bookstore to present her new Vanderbeekers novel, The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue! This series is perfect for fans of The Penderwicks  and Front Desk!

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ISBN: 9781328577573
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

A New York Times best-selling series! Harlem’s favorite family returns in the third installment in the Vanderbeerkers series, wherein the Vanderbeeker kids find themselves racing to save their mother’s baking business from city closure.


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ISBN: 9781328499219
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

From New York Times best-selling author Karina Yan Glaser comes one of Times'  Notable Children's Books of 2017: “In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their beloved brownstone home, but win it back with an all-out charm offensive.”

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ISBN: 9781328770028
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

New York Times bestseller! 

Return to Harlem's "wildly entertaining" family in this funny, heartwarming sequel.


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