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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.

Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780805083040
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Times Books - May 29th, 2007

James E. Sulecki with Cleveland Rams (March 25)

Cleveland area author James E. Sulecki will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, March 25th, from 1 to 3 p.m. with his book "Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs Who Left Too Soon (1936-1945)".

The Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs Who Left Too Soon, 1936-1945 Cover Image
$35.94
ISBN: 9780786499434
Availability: Special Order
Published: McFarland & Company - October 6th, 2016

Author Brooke Ignet Hocker with Do What I Say (March 11)

Brooke Ignet Hocker has two last names simply because her mother said all successful business women should have two last names. Born the daughter of teen parents, Brooke's childhood is rooted in seemingly questionable advice from her mother. In Do What I Say: Life As My Mother Predicted, she shares a collection of personal essays inspired by her mother's sketchy advice. "Someday they'll hire someone younger and prettier than you and you'll hate her just because" are the words her mother shared as motivation as she entered Corporate America.

Renee Rosen with Windy City Blues (March 30)

The Learned Owl Book Shop is happy to announce that Chicago author Renee Rosen is coming to Akron! She will be at the Chestnut Room at Cafe Bricco, Double Tree Hotel, 3150 W. Market Street, Akron, on Thursday, March 30th, at 6:30 p.m. 

Windy City Blues Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101991121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - February 28th, 2017

Author Paul Watson with Ice Ghosts (March 28)

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Watson as he discusses the mystery behind an 1845 shipwreck and its recent discovery as chronicled in his latest book, Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition. Watson, who himself was on the icebreaker that led the discovery expedition in 2014, will tell the fascinating true story of Sir John Franklin and his crew who set off in search of the fabled Northwest Passage and were forced to abandon ship. Booklist calls the book, “Riveting. . . .

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393249385
Availability: Backordered
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 21st, 2017

Author Scott Raab with You're Welcome, Cleveland

Author Scott Raab will discuss his latest book, You’re Welcome, Cleveland: How I Helped LeBron James Win a Championship and Save a City. Cleveland native Raab, well-known for his scathing account of LeBron James’ departure for Miami in his 2012 book, The Whore of Akron, returns to the subject, this time with forgiveness. You’re Welcome, Cleveland documents the first two years of LeBron James’ return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers’ historic NBA Championship win. 

You're Welcome, Cleveland: How I Helped Lebron James Win a Championship and Save a City Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062396860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - February 28th, 2017

Author Erika Gifford with Some Girls Like Dragons (Feb. 25)

We are pleased to welcome Cleveland author Erika Gifford to The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, February 25th, from 1 to 3 p.m. Please join us for this enchanting young author, who will be here to sign copies of her fantasy book "Some Girls Like Dragons".  

Erika is a promising 17-year-old author who combines an active imagination with her enthusiasm for outdoor adventures. The result are worlds of fantasy that are quite compelling. Her energy and love for reading and writing make her a delightful guest for readers!

Some Girls Like Dragons Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781540699312
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - December 8th, 2016

CANCELLED Author Barbara Marquardt with Good. Grief. (Feb. 11)

Unfortunately, Barbara is ill and won't be able to have her signing today.  We will communicate the new date when it has been rescheduled.

Good. Grief. - 10 Ways to Heal with Love and Kindness Cover Image
$20.34
ISBN: 9781506902067
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Edition Design Publishing - May 4th, 2016

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