Don't Smoke In Space: A conversation on the history of e-cigarettes and the perils of space travel

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021, 7pm EST. Online only, via Zoom. Registration required:

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Jamie Ducharme returns to Concord virtually to present a fast-paced and impressively researched account of the history and rise of e-cigarettes, in Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul. She is joined in conversation by Time magazine editor at large Jeffrey Kluger (Apollo 13, Holdout).

Jamie will be in NH the week of June 7th, and will be happy to sign and personalize any orders that ask us to hold them for her. If you do not ask us to hold for her signature, your order will be sent out as it is received.

Jamie Ducharme is a staff writer at Time magazine, where she covers health and science. Her work has won awards from the Deadline Club, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. Originally from New Hampshire, Jamie now lives in Brooklyn. Big Vape is her first book.

Jeffrey Kluger is editor at large for Time magazine and the author or coauthor of twelve books, including Apollo 13, Apollo 8, and two novels for young adults. He has written more than forty cover stories for Time on topics ranging from space to human behavior to climate to medicine. Along with others at Time, Kluger won an Emmy for the web series A Year in Space. He consulted on and appeared in the Tom Hanks movie Apollo 13.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250777539
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 25th, 2021

“Fast-paced and impressively researched, this detailed account sings.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Summer (2021)

A propulsive, eye-opening work of reporting, chronicling the rise of Juul and the birth of a new addiction

Holdout Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593184691
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Dutton Books - August 3rd, 2021

When evil forces are going unchecked on Earth, a principled astronaut makes a spilt-second decision to try to seek justice in the only place she knows how--the International Space Station.

Apollo 13 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618619580
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - February 20th, 2006

In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and power began draining away.

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