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Christopher Leonard at the Hudson Library

Christopher Leonard will be discussing his book, Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America. The book examines how one private company consolidated power over half a century—and how in doing so, helped transform capitalism into something that feels deeply alienating to many Americans today.

Leonard is a business reporter whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Bloomberg Businessweek. He is the author of The Meat Racket and Kochland, which won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award.

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$35.00
ISBN: 9781476775388
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 13th, 2019

D.M. Pulley at the Hudson Library

Bestselling author of The Dead Key, D.M. Pulley returns to the Hudson Library to discuss her latest novel, No One’s Home, a dark tale of a mansion haunted by a legacy of tragedy and a family trapped by lies. Pulley is the winner of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Mary Doria Russell, author of The Sparrow and The Women of Copper Country called the book, “HGTV meets Stephen King—creepy, spooky fun!” 

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781542041546
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - September 2019

Sarah Smarsh at the Hudson Library

Journalist Sarah Smarsh will discuss her book, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth at the Hudson Library on Wednesday, September 4th at 7pm. Heartland is Smarsh’s memoir of working-class poverty in America and an examination of the nation’s class divide. The book, a Finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize, was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle and Publishers Weekly. NPR books calls it “Smart, nuanced and atmospheric ...

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501133091
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Published: Scribner - September 18th, 2018

Erin O'Brien at the Goodyear Branch Library

Erin O’Brien, co-author of Rust Belt Burlesque, will share tidbits from Northeast Ohio's burlesque scene past and present. She'll also reveal how the indomitable Bella Sin, a Mexican immigrant, spearheaded the local comeback of this bawdy performance art.

Rust Belt Burlesque: The Softer Side of a Heavy Metal Town Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780804012195
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Published: Swallow Press - July 10th, 2019

C.J. Box at the Hudson Library

New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award-winner C. J. Box will discuss his latest novel, The Bitterroots at the Hudson Library on Wednesday, August 14th at 7 pm. In his novel, master storyteller Box delivers another searing tale of loyalty, lies and lethal retribution as his protagonist, former sheriff’s investigator Cassie Dewell, tries to uncover the truth and exonerate a man unjustly accused of a crime.

The Bitterroots: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250051059
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 13th, 2019

Janice and Mike Olszewski at The Learned Owl

Janice and Mike Olszewski will be at The Learned Owl on August 3rd from 1 to 3 pm to discuss and sign their book Smoky, Sweaty, Rowdy, and Loud

Let's head backstage at Cleveland's legendary rock and roll landmarks as club owners, talent bookers, performers, promoters, and concertgoers share stories from the 1950s through 1990s about . . .

Smoky, Sweaty, Rowdy, and Loud: Tales of Cleveland's Legendary Rock & Roll Landmarks Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781598511048
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Published: Gray & Company Publishers - May 15th, 2019

Renee Rosen at the Fairlawn Library

Renee Rosen will be at the Fairlawn Library from 2 to 330 pm on Saturday, July 27th to discuss and sign her books,

Park Avenue Summer Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101991145
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Published: Berkley - April 30th, 2019

Every Crooked Pot: A novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780312365431
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 26th, 2007

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ISBN: 9781410489036
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Thorndike Press - April 20th, 2016

Terry Pluto at the Twinsburg Library

Terry Pluto will be at the Twinsburg Library from 7 to 8 pm on Monday, July 29th to discuss and sign his books.

The Browns Blues: Two Decades of Utter Frustration: Why Everything Kept Going Wrong for the Cleveland Browns Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781598511000
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Published: Gray & Company Publishers - November 6th, 2018

Browns Town 1964: Cleveland's Browns and the 1964 Championship Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781886228726
Availability: Backordered
Published: Gray & Company Publishers - July 2003

Seth Borgen at The Learned Owl

Come see Seth Borgen at The Learned Owl on Saturday, June 15th form 1 to 3 pm. He will be signing and discussion his new book If I Die in Ohio.

Seth Borgen’s first collection of stories, If I Die in Ohio, received the New American Fiction Prize. His work has appeared in Water~Stone, Green Mountains Review, Harvard Review, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from the University of Mississippi. Seth teaches creative writing and writes full-time. He lives in Akron, Ohio.

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781941561171
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Published: New American Press - July 2019

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