Author Events-Adults

George Michelson Foy at the Hudson Library (June 28)

Join author George Michelsen Foy as he discusses his newest book, Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro, a true account of the mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle in 2015, taking with it thirty-three lives.

Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501184895
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - May 1st, 2018

Thrity Umrigar at The Learned Owl (June 27)

The Learned Owl Book Shop is excited to host award-winning author, Thrity Umrigar, for an intimate chat and book signing on Wednesday, June 27th, from 5:30-7pm.  Thrity will be discussing her latest work, The Secrets Between Us.  She is currently a professor at Case Western Reserve University.  After earning a M.A. in journalism, Thrity worked for several years as an award-winning reporter, columnist and magazine writer. She also earned a Ph.D. in English.

The Secrets Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062442208
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - June 26th, 2018

Benjamin Margalit at The Learned Owl (June 16)

Benjamin Margalit will be at The Learned Owl on Saturday, June 16, from 1-3 pm to discuss his work, A TOTEMIC TALE: LIKE KAYAKING INTO A ROOM FULL OF PEOPLE.  His book is a work of imagination and discovery of things that are lateral to the current world. A 2002 canoe trip on the Georgian Bay served as the spark of inspiration. This labor of love combines photography, text and poetry.

 

 

A Totemic Tale: Like Kayaking Into a Room Full of People Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781543921106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: BookBaby - January 18th, 2018

Kate Harvie at The Learned Owl (May 18)

Kate Harvie, author of BELIEVE IT AND BEHAVE IT:  HOW TO RESTART, RESET, AND REFRAME YOUR LIFE, will be at The Learned Owl on Friday, May 18th from 4:30-6:30 pm to sign her book.

Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781640851207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Author Academy Elite - November 29th, 2017

Jenny Milchman at The Learned Owl (May 15th)

In Jenny Milchman’s atmospheric psychological thriller, WICKED RIVER, two newlyweds embark on a backcountry honeymoon in the wild Adirondack Mountains. What begins as an idyllic journey soon turns into a deadly obstacle course forcing them to hike through the vast wilderness. Without a map or supplies, their chances of survival are grim, but their true danger comes from someone determined to make sure that the newlyweds never leave the forest again.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9781492658993
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 1st, 2018

Scott Edwards at The Learned Owl (May 12)

Scott Edwards, author of QUINTESSENTIAL JACK:  THE ART OF JACK NICHOLSON ON SCREEN will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, May 12, from 1-3pm to sign his new book. Despite the usual tightly controlled protection of the superstar, Edwards uses interviews and comments by many Nicholson colleagues to present an analytical yet accessible view of one of the most popular and respected actors of the past fifty years. “When I spoke with Mr.

Quintessential Jack: The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781476670942
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: McFarland & Company - December 8th, 2017

Carol Ann McCarthy at The Learned Owl (May 5)

Long time Hudson resident, Carol Ann McCarthy, will be at the Learned Owl Book Shop Sat. May 5th from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. to discuss her art and passion of letter writing.  A self proclaimed "Lady of Letters" she writes a few letters every day.  On display will be samples of her book of letters which she produces for customers looking for extra special gift ideas.  Each book is lovingly created and hand colored.

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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lawrence Hill Books - April 1st, 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: A Cookbook Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781623369699
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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

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