Author Events-Adults

Vivien Chien at the Twinsburg Library (April 7)

Celebrate the release of local author Vivien Chien's first novel, DEATH BY DUMPLING! This cozy mystery set in a Chinese restaurant is sure to delight fans of Joanne Fluke and Janet Evanovich. Meet the author, get a book signed, and enjoy refreshments.

Death by Dumpling: A Noodle Shop Mystery Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250129154
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - March 27th, 2018

Charles Todd at the Hudson Library (Mar 28)

New York Times bestselling mother and son writing team Charles Todd will visit the library to discuss their New York Times bestselling Ian Rutledge series and their latest mystery novel, The Gate Keeper. The series is set in post World War I England. The Gate Keeper is their twentieth novel featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge.

The Gate Keeper: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #20) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678713
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Published: William Morrow - February 6th, 2018

Ken Stern at the Hudson Library (Mar 21)

Former NPR CEO Ken Stern will discuss his latest book, Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right. Stern, a lifelong Democrat spent a year among Republicans and found out they were not as different as he thought. The book reveals what leads him to change his mind, and his view of an increasingly polarized America.

Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062460783
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Published: Harper - October 24th, 2017

Atz Kilcher at the Hudson Library (Mar 19)

Atz Kilcher, best known for his role in the Discovery Channel reality TV series Alaska: The Last Frontier, discusses his life growing up in Alaska’s rugged landscape as revealed in his memoir, Son of a Midnight Land.

Son of a Midnight Land: A Memoir in Stories Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781470860189
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - February 6th, 2018

Miles J. Unger at the Hudson Library (Mar 14)

Miles J. Unger, journalist for The Economist magazine and The New York Times, discusses his latest book, Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World.  The book tells the story of an obscure young painter from Barcelona who came to Paris and made himself into one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.  Publisher’s Weekly called the book, “riveting…This engrossing book chronicles with precision and enthusiasm a painting with lasting impact in today’s art world.”

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$32.50
ISBN: 9781476794211
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 13th, 2018

Steve Silberman at the Hudson Library (Mar 8)

New York Times bestselling author and Wired reporter Steve Silberman will delve into the history of autism as detailed in his book, Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity. Is autism a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? Silberman argues that it is both of these things and more—and that the future of our society depends on our understanding it.

Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity Cover Image
By Steve Silberman, Oliver Sacks (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399185618
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Published: Avery - August 23rd, 2016

Dr. Robert A. Musson with Akron Beer (March 17) CANCELLED

Local author Dr. Robert A. Musson will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop Saturday, March 17th, from 1-3 p.m. to sign his book "Akron Beer: A History of Brewing in the Rubber City".  What better author to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!  There will also be light snacks and craft brews from Akron on hand to sample.

Akron Beer: A History of Brewing in the Rubber City (American Palate) Cover Image
By Robert A. Musson MD, Fred Karm (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467138185
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Published: History Press - February 5th, 2018

Bob Coppedge with A CEO's Survival Guide to Information Technology (Mar 10)

Local author Bob Coppedge, owner and CEO of Simplex-IT, a Managed Service Provider in Stow, will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, March 10th, from 1 to 3 p.m. He will be signing his book "A CEO's Survival Guide To Information Technology: A Crotchety Old Geek's Road Map to Information Technology (IT) For Your Organization". 

Cinda Williams Chima launches Stormcaster (April 3)

Cleveland area fantasy writer Cinda Williams Chima will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Tuesday, April 3rd, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to launch her newest book entitled “Stormcaster”. This is the third book in her Shattered Realms series and is sure to be every bit as exciting as the first two (“Flamecaster” and “Shadowcaster”).

Stormcaster (Shattered Realms #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062381002
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Published: HarperTeen - April 3rd, 2018

Tom Clavin at the Hudson Library (Feb 28)

On Wednesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clavin will discuss his latest book, Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West. The book recounts the true story of the legendary town of Dodge City, Kansas, known as the most violent and turbulent town in the West.

Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250071484
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 28th, 2017

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