Author Events-Adults

Sharon Myers at the Learned Owl (July 21)

Sharon Myers will be visiting the Learned Owl on July 21 to discuss her latest work-- Classic Restaurants of Summit County. Join us from 1-3pm as we celebrate the iconic dishes and restaurants of Akron and Summit County! Classic Restaurants employs both vintage photos of restaurants and delectable recipes. 

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ISBN: 9781467138512
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press - June 18th, 2018

Juliette Wells & Jane Austen at The Learned Owl (July 14)

Please join Jane Austen authority, Juliette Wells, on Saturday, July 14, from 1-3 pm to celebrate the 200th anniversary of PERSUASION.  Juliette, a professor at Goucher College, wrote the introduction to the new Penguin edition of the Austen classic.  Join us at The Learned Owl as we revel in the 19th century, discuss Jane Austen and sip some tea!

Persuasion: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Juliette Wells (Editor), Juliette Wells (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780143106289
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Classics - June 28th, 2011

Learned Owl History Book Club: Suez Canal (July 15)

The Learned Owl History Book Club will meet on Sunday, July 15th, at 2 p.m. at the shop. The topic for the meeting is "The Suez Canal", and any interested in attending are welcome. Read a book on the topic and come to discuss what you learned with others. Didn't get a chance to read anything? Come anyway, and learn from others. 

For more information about this and other events call 330-653-2252.


David Giffels at the Twinsburg Library (July 9)

All readers and aspiring writers are welcome to attend the 2018 half-way party with the author of the critically acclaimed books All the Way Home, The Hard Way on Purpose, and Furnishing Eternity. Purchase copies of his books and have them autographed. Challengers who have reached the half-way mark of 25 books will receive a special prize, but there will be refreshments and prizes for all!

George Michelson Foy at the Hudson Library (June 28)

Join author George Michelsen Foy as he discusses his newest book, Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro, a true account of the mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle in 2015, taking with it thirty-three lives.

Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501184895
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner - May 1st, 2018

Thrity Umrigar at The Learned Owl (June 27)

The Learned Owl Book Shop is excited to host award-winning author, Thrity Umrigar, for an intimate chat and book signing on Wednesday, June 27th, from 5:30-7pm.  Thrity will be discussing her latest work, The Secrets Between Us.  She is currently a professor at Case Western Reserve University.  After earning a M.A. in journalism, Thrity worked for several years as an award-winning reporter, columnist and magazine writer. She also earned a Ph.D. in English.

The Secrets Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062442208
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - June 26th, 2018

Benjamin Margalit at The Learned Owl (June 16)

Benjamin Margalit will be at The Learned Owl on Saturday, June 16, from 1-3 pm to discuss his work, A TOTEMIC TALE: LIKE KAYAKING INTO A ROOM FULL OF PEOPLE.  His book is a work of imagination and discovery of things that are lateral to the current world. A 2002 canoe trip on the Georgian Bay served as the spark of inspiration. This labor of love combines photography, text and poetry.



A Totemic Tale: Like Kayaking Into a Room Full of People Cover Image
ISBN: 9781543921106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: BookBaby - January 18th, 2018

Kate Harvie at The Learned Owl (May 18)

Kate Harvie, author of BELIEVE IT AND BEHAVE IT:  HOW TO RESTART, RESET, AND REFRAME YOUR LIFE, will be at The Learned Owl on Friday, May 18th from 4:30-6:30 pm to sign her book.

Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640851207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Author Academy Elite - November 29th, 2017

Jenny Milchman at The Learned Owl (May 15th)

In Jenny Milchman’s atmospheric psychological thriller, WICKED RIVER, two newlyweds embark on a backcountry honeymoon in the wild Adirondack Mountains. What begins as an idyllic journey soon turns into a deadly obstacle course forcing them to hike through the vast wilderness. Without a map or supplies, their chances of survival are grim, but their true danger comes from someone determined to make sure that the newlyweds never leave the forest again.

Wicked River Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492658993
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 1st, 2018

Scott Edwards at The Learned Owl (May 12)

Scott Edwards, author of QUINTESSENTIAL JACK:  THE ART OF JACK NICHOLSON ON SCREEN will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, May 12, from 1-3pm to sign his new book. Despite the usual tightly controlled protection of the superstar, Edwards uses interviews and comments by many Nicholson colleagues to present an analytical yet accessible view of one of the most popular and respected actors of the past fifty years. “When I spoke with Mr.

Quintessential Jack: The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476670942
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: McFarland & Company - December 15th, 2017


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