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Author Readings


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.


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. 


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.


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).