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Author Readings

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An Evening with Kristin O'Brassill-Kulfan | Vagrants and Vagabonds

Saturday, February 9th | 5pm | Conversation and Book Signing

The riveting story of control over the mobility of poor migrants, and how their movements shaped current perceptions of class and status in the United States.


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An Afternoon with Deborah and James Fallows | Our Towns

Sunday, February 10th | 4pm | Conversation and Book Signing

A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A realistically positive and provocative view of the country between its coasts. 


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An Evening with Ross Gay | The Book of Delights

Saturday, February 16th | 5pm | Reading and Book Signing

The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyric essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders.


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An Afternoon with Pam Jenoff | The Lost GIrls of Paris

Sunday, February 17th | 4pm | Reading and Book Signing

From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.


An Evening with Richard Rothstein | The Color of Law

Wednesday, March 27th | 7pm | Conversation and Book Signing

This “powerful and disturbing history” exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review).