Author Events-Adults

Marc Bona at the Learned Owl Saturday, October 13

The Learned Owl Book Shop is hosting novelist, Marc Bona, for a book signing on Saturday, October 13, from 1-3.  Mr. Bona's book is entitled, The Game Changer.  Marc Bona is an award-winning features writer for cleveland.com who previously worked in assorted editing roles for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, The Post-Tribune in Gary, Indiana; The Times Union in Albany, New York; The Detroit News, San Antonio Light and The Dallas Morning News. He lives in Akron with his wife Lynne Sherwin and their rescue pup,  Addie. 

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$13.95
ISBN: 9781944733834
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Published: Luminare Press - July 27th, 2018

Jane Turzillo at The Learned Owl Book Shop

Meet Jane Turzillo at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, September 16, from 2-4 pm for a book signing of WICKED WOMEN OF OHIO.  The Buckeye State produced its share of wicked women. Tenacious madam Clara Palmer contended with constant police raids during the 1880s and ’90s. Only her death could shut the doors of her gilded bordello in Cleveland. Failed actress Mildred Gillars left for Europe right before World War II.

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$23.99
ISBN: 9781467138260
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Published: History Press - September 10th, 2018

Vivien Chien at the Hudson Library

Local author Vivien Chien first novel, Death by Dumpling, was release from St. Martin's Press earlier this year. Chien will share stories and insight from her year as a debut author, including what the editorial process is like with a Big Five publisher and what is expected of a new author in 2018 in terms of publicity.

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$7.99
ISBN: 9781250129154
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - March 27th, 2018

Nathaniel Philbrick at the Hudson Library

Nathaniel Philbrick, New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition, will discuss his latest book, In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, the thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War. 

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780525426769
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Published: Viking - October 16th, 2018

Daniel Mendelsohn at the Hudson Library

Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library JournalThe Christian Science Monitor, and NewsdayAn Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece. Dwight Garner of the New York Times said, “Mendelsohn has written a book that’s accessible to nearly any curious reader.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806215
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Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

Alice McDermott at the Hudson Library

National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott will discuss her latest novel, The Ninth Hour, the story of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in Brooklyn in the early twentieth century.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780374280147
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 19th, 2017

Amy Knight at the Hudson Library

Author Amy Knight, called “the West’s foremost scholar” of the KGB by The New York Times, will discuss her latest book, Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder. Knight traces Putin’s journey from the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the late 1990s to his subsequent rise to absolute power as the Kremlin’s leader today, exposing a campaign of alleged political murder during his reign.

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$27.99
ISBN: 9781250119346
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 19th, 2017

Sandeep Jauhar at the Hudson Libarary

Sandeep Jauhar, cardiologist and bestselling author of Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation and Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician, will tell the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the patients who risked their lives to know and heal our most vital organ as profiled in his latest book, Heart: A History.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780374168650
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 18th, 2018

Cecile Richards at the Hudson Library

The Hudson Library & Historical Society welcomes Cecile Richards, a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health, reproductive rights and social change. Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, daughter of the late Texas Governor Ann Richards and featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington, will discuss her memoir, Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. Joining Richards will be M. L.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781501187599
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Published: Gallery Books - April 3rd, 2018

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