James Barron at Steinway Piano Gallery Cleveland (March 24)
James Barron, author of "Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand", will be at Steinway Piano Gallery Cleveland on March 24th. He will talk about his new book, "One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World". Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at noon.
This behind-the-scenes look at the obsessive, secretive, and often bizarre world of high-profile stamp collecting is told through the journey of a single stamp, which recently sold at auction for nearly $9.5 million.
The event is free and open to the public, but we ask that you RSVP to ensure that adequate seating is available. A box lunch may be purchased by pre-order only, and you may also pre-order your copy of the book. The Learned Owl Book Shop will be on hand for those who have reserved a copy and for those wish to purchase the book at the event. There will also be copies of his book about the Steinway Concert Grand available.
Visit www.steinway-ohio.com to register. Since 1945, Steinway Piano Gallery Cleveland has served the Ohio market and has been one of the most successful Steinway retail operations in America. It hosts a wide range of musical performances and events, and houses the church organ showroom of the T. S. Good Church Organ Company.
The Learned Owl's Wise Readers Club
One of the things we at The Learned Owl Book Shop enjoy most is recommending books to our customers and talking with them about books they have enjoyed. We are always happy to direct them to bestsellers and highly-anticipated new releases, as well as the classics and much-loved children's books. In keeping with this favorite activity and just in time for the start of your holiday shopping, The Learned Owl Book Shop proudly introduces our Wise Readers Clubs!