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Open Discussion Project

Opening meeting Mon., Feb. 11, 5:30-7:00 PM

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307455772
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 12th, 2013

New York Times Bestseller
In this “landmark contribution to humanity’s understanding of itself” (The New York Times Book Review) social psychologist Jonathan Haidt challenges conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to conservatives and liberals alike. 

Poetry Society of NH: Maggie Dietz and Todd Hearon

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire meets at Gibson's Bookstore most months for a poetry performance and an open mic! The headliners this month are a husband and wife team of Maggie Dietz and Todd Hearon, with guitar accompaniment. An open mic follows their performance.

The Poetry Society meetings are free and open to the public! All are welcome, newcomers are encouraged. Come to listen, or come to participate.

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Poetry Society of NH: Melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol, and John Tavano

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Join the Poetry Society of New Hampshire as they present a melopoeia, a poetry reading accompanied by music! The headlining readers this month will be Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol, joined by classical guitarist John Tavano. An open mic will follow their performance.

Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire is back! This January they will be holding a Poets In the Round open mic reading; anyone can join the circle to ask questions or make comments, or to share their poetry! Bring four or five of your favorite poems (your own compositions, or someone else's) and we'll go around reading poems, asking questions, and discussing poems. Feel free to bring copies to share!

New book discovery night with our publisher reps!

Monday, October 29th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

There are so many new books, you've got analysis paralysis. What do you read next? Never fear, the publisher reps are here! Join us as Megan Sullivan, Ann Kingman, Lesley Vasilio, and John Muse wow us with concise rundowns of exciting new books coming out this fall and winter and fantastic rediscoveries--if you haven't read them yet, they're new to you! Bring your pens and notepads, bring your book clubs, bring your best friend, and check out what's happening in the world of books.