Mary Laura Philpott, Bomb Shelter, in conversation with Kimberly Williams-Paisley

event display graphic for the April 20th Mary Laura Philpott event at Gibson's BookstoreWednesday, April 20th, 2022, 8 pm ET. Online only via Zoom Webinar, registration required:

Gibson's Bookstore is pleased to join Books & Booksthe Miami Book Fair, and indie bookstore partners across America to present Mary Laura Philpott (I Miss You When I Blink), in conversation with Kimberly Williams-Paisley, discussing Philpott's new book, Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives! This is a ticketed virtual event, with a copy of Bomb Shelter included with each ticket.

Your ticket includes admission to this virtual event and a hardcover copy of Bomb Shelter ($27 retail price), as well as sales tax, shipping, and handling (if applicable).

(Preorders of Bomb Shelter from Gibson's Bookstore will receive entrance to the virtual event as well.)

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Event date: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives By Mary Laura Philpott Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982160784
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - April 12th, 2022

A New York Times Editors’ Choice
One of NPR’s Best Books of the Year

“A beautifully wrought ode to life…a precious gift to the world.” —The Washington Post

From the bestselling author of I Miss You When I Blink comes a poignant and powerful new memoir that tackles the big questions o

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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays By Mary Laura Philpott Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982102814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020


A charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays by acclaimed writer and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott, the modern day reincarnation ofNora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwinall rolled into one (The Washington Post), about what happened after she checke