Misc Events

NaNoWriMo write-in!

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NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is in full swing, and we invite you to drop in to our Write-In event!

National Novel Writing Month, is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

Girl, Interrupted book discussion, with NHTI community reads

Gibson's Bookstore is partnering with NHTI for a community discussion of Girl, Interrupted, as part of NHTI's campus community read and discussion series! Join us for the evening to delve deeper into this fascinating memoir of mental illness and its treatment in the 1960s.

Girl, Interrupted: A Memoir By Susanna Kaysen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679746041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - April 19th, 1994

30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. Her memoir of the next two years is a "poignant, honest ... triumphantly funny ... and heartbreaking story" (The New York Times Book Review).

Publisher Rep Night!

Publisher reps from five publishing houses (Hachette, Penguin Random House, Workman, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins) band together to share the upcoming season's most exciting new titles, as well as their personal favorites from the new catalog and seasons past.

Gather the book club, bring your uncle who reads faster than you can keep him in books, come alone so you can impress your friends and enemies with your familiarity with upcoming titles, and grab a chair at our sales rep night!


Poetry Society of NH: Robert Crawford & Midge Goldberg

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Poetry Society invites you to an evening of verse, headlined by poets Robert Crawford and Midge Goldberg! All are welcome, newcomers are encouraged.

Robert Crawford is a two-time recipient of the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award and the 2011 winner of the Richard Wilbur Poetry Award for his collection The Empty Chair. His poems have appeared in First Things, Measure, Forbes, and many other national publications.

Open Discussion Project - July

Monday, July 8th, 2019, 5:30 p.m. (discussion title is A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order, by Richard Haass.)

A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order By Richard Haass Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399562389
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Penguin Books - January 2nd, 2018

“A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions—not to mention the president and his advisers—could benefit from reading.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


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