Author Events-Adults

Patrick Parr at The Learned Owl (April 29)

Cuyahoga Falls graduate, Patrick Parr, will be at the Learned Owl Book Shop Sun. April 29th from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. to discuss his book, The Seminarian.  The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age (Chicago Review Press; April 1, 2018) by Patrick Parr is a groundbreaking look at King’s three years at Crozer—how they shaped his views and expanded his horizons. Never before has a book closely examined this pivotal time in King’s life when he began to see America in a new light. 

The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age Cover Image
By Patrick Parr, David Garrow (Foreword by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9780915864126
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 2018

Jessica Merchant at The Learned Owl (April 26)

Popular food blogger Jessica Merchant (http://www.howsweeteats.com/) will be at The Learned Owl Bookshop on Thursday, April 26th from 5:30-7 p.m. to sign her new cookbook, The Pretty Dish.  THE PRETTY DISH: More Than 150 Everyday Recipes and 50 Beauty DIYs to Nourish Your Body Inside and Out, combines two of Jessica's biggest passions: the experience of cooking at home and homemade beauty products.

The Pretty Dish: More than 150 Everyday Recipes and 50 Beauty DIYs to Nourish Your Body Inside and Out Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781623369699
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Published: Rodale Books - March 20th, 2018

Margot Kahn at the Hudson Library (June 14)

Margot Kahn, co-editor of This is the Place: Women Writing About Home, will discuss her anthology in which 30 women explore the concept of home and how it makes, breaks and shapes us in personal essays about neighbors, marriage, kids, sentimental objects, homelessness, domestic violence, solitude, immigration, gentrification, geography and more. 

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By Margot Kahn (Editor), Kelly McMasters (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580056687
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Published: Seal Press - November 14th, 2017

Richard Munson at the Hudson Library (May 31)

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host Richard Munson, author of the new biography, Tesla: The Inventor of Modern. Drawing together details from letters, notebooks and other primary sources, the book reveals the personal life and mindset of an underappreciated genius--a man who drew up designs for the Internet, cell phones and wireless charging a century before their common use. His story is a reminder that technology can transcend the marketplace and that profit is not the only motivation for invention.

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635447
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 22nd, 2018

Paula McLain at the Hudson Library (May 30)

Paula McLain, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, returns to the Hudson Library & Historical Society to discuss her latest book, Love and Ruin. McLain revisits the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781101967386
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 2018

Vicki Huddleston at the Hudson Library (May 10)

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, who served under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush as Chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, will discuss the past several decades of U.S.-Cuba relations as detailed in her latest book, Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat's Chronicle of America's Long Struggle with Castro's Cuba.

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$29.95
ISBN: 9781468315790
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Published: Abrams Press - March 13th, 2018

Edward J. Larson at the Hudson Library (May 3)

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward J. Larson will discuss his latest book, To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration, about the daring expeditions to the Arctic, Antarctica and the Himalayas. Larson will be speaking as part of a series of educational events to commemorate the completion of a conservation work on a mammoth tusk in the collection of the Hudson Library & Historical Society.

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$29.99
ISBN: 9780062564474
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Published: William Morrow - March 13th, 2018

Joe Pulizzi at the Hudson Library (April 16)

Joe Pulizzi, founder of Content Marketing Institute, returns to the library to discuss his latest book, Killing Marketing. In Killing Marketing, Pulizzi reveals the next level of breakthrough success - transforming your marketing strategy into a standalone profit center.  Killing Marketing rewrites the rules of marketing and enables you to make the kind of transition that turns average companies into industry legends.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781260026429
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Published: McGraw-Hill Education - September 13th, 2017

Robert Kurson at the Hudson Library (April 24)

Author Robert Kurson, bestselling author of Shadow Divers, will discuss his latest book, Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the MoonRocket Men tells the story of NASA’s most audacious mission and the astronauts who risked everything to make it possible.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780812988703
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Published: Random House - April 3rd, 2018

D.M. Pulley at the Hudson Library (April 18)

D.M. Pulley, bestselling author of The Dead Key, takes on the Great Depression-era Torso Killer case in her latest novel, The Unclaimed Victim. Pulley is the winner of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award and writes chilling thrillers with dual story lines set in the past and present Cleveland area. The Unclaimed Victim is her third novel.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781542046435
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - November 14th, 2017

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