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I arrogantly recommend… by Tom Bowden

Batlava Lake Adam Mars-Jones Fitzcarraldo Editions Barry Ashton is a civil engineer deployed to Kosovo with the British Army after the civil war there in the 1990s. He’s a bit of an ass—a dull-minded bureaucrat who imagines himself as rational, ticking off boxes on administrative forms, ...


Teacher Appreciation Day, Sun., Oct. 17

We are excited to announce our first ever Teacher Appreciation Sale that will take place on Sunday, October 17th from 12-4:30 PM. Local authors with new releases will be here to sell their books and our staff will be giving talks about some noteworthy titles we want teachers to know about! The Book ...


Ray Johnson’s (Un)birthday

A Ray Johnson discussion and (Un)birthday celebration will be held as an online Zoom meeting to honor the artist on Thursday, October 14, at 7:00 PM. This celebration will be hosted by Julie Thomson, a noted Ray Johnson scholar who will be joined with John Held Jr., Richard Pieper, and Weslea Sidon ...


Book Beat September Newsletter

Dear Reader, Happy Peace Day! The International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 each year to recognize the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace. The International Day of Peace is also a day of ceasefire – personal or political. The 2021 theme for p...