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Solitude Social Club: A Bookish Happy Hour (Online!)

Solitude Social Club is Hugo House’s offering to readers and writers seeking connection during the social quarantine. On April 10th, guest writer Rebecca Makkai – Author will share a drink and discuss how she’s finding happiness through art and literature in these distancing times. After the conversation, we’ll break out into smaller groups and get to know one another.

RSVP to join the Zoom conversation, or find us streaming on Hugo House’s Facebook Live.

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Book Tour, Summer 2014

Announcing the Hundred-Year House book tour, Summer 2014! Many details still to come… Please feel free to share the Facebook pages and/or to kidnap bystanders with the intent of bringing them along.

 

NEW YORK, NY

MONDAY JULY 14

7:00 PM Reading & Signing

in conversation with David Daley of Salon.com

Launch Party

MCNALLY JACKSON BOOKS

52 Prince St

New York, NY 10012

www.mcnallyjackson.com

212-274-1160

Facebook event page here

 

 

BOSTON, MA

WEDNESDAY JULY 16

7:00 PM Reading & Signing

BROOKLINE BOOKSMITH

279 Harvard St

Brookline, MA 02446

www.brooklinebooksmith.com/

617-566-6660

Facebook event page here    

 

 

PORTLAND, ME

THURSDAY JULY 17

7:00 PM Reading & Signing

LONGFELLOW BOOKS

One Monument Square

Portland, ME 04101

207-772-4045

 

 

DAMARISCOTTA, ME

FRIDAY JULY 18

7:00 PM Reading & Signing

MAINE COAST BOOK SHOP

158 Main St.

Damariscotta, ME 04543

www.mainecoastbookshop.com

207-563-3207

 

ROCHESTER, VT

SUNDAY JULY 27

6:00 PM Reading, Signing (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE)

BIG TOWN GALLERY READING SERIES

with Henriette Lazadris Power

Details here

 

 

CONCORD, NH

WEDNESDAY JULY 30

7:00 PM Reading & Signing

GIBSON’S BOOKSTORE

45 S. Main St.

Concord, NH 03301

http://www.gibsonsbookstore.com

603-224-0562

Facebook event page here

 

 

NAPERVILLE, IL

TUESDAY AUGUST 5

7:00PM Party/Reading

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP

123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naperville, IL 60540

http://andersons2.indiebound.com/

630-355-2665

 

 

MILWAUKEE, WI

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6

7:00PM Reading, Q&A, and Signing

with Cristina Henriquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans

BOSWELL BOOK COMPANY

2559 N Downer Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53211

http://boswell.indiebound.com/

414-332-1181
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

THURSDAY AUGUST 7

7:00PM Reading, Q&A, and Signing

COMMON GOOD BOOKS

38 S. Snelling Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55102

http://www.commongoodbooks.com

651-225-8989

 

CHICAGO, IL

SATURDAY AUGUST 9

7:00PM Reading, Q&A, and Signing

Cosponsored by StoryStudio Chicago

BOOK CELLAR

4736-38 North Lincoln Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

http://www.bookcellarinc.com

773-293-2665

 

 

LAKE FOREST, IL

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14

1:00 PM Reading and high tea

Lake Forest Bookstore at Lake Forest Academy

A reading and tea on the historic grounds of Lake Forest Academy

Call Lake Forest Bookstore for reservations or more information

847 234-4420

 

 

GURNEE, IL  

TUESDAY AUGUST 26

7:00PM Reading, Q&A, and Signing

Warren Newport Library

Hosted by Lake Forest Book Store

847-234-4420

 

 

ATLANTA, GA  

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27

A CAPPELLA BOOKS/Offsite

West Side Provisions

Howell Mill at 14th St.

(1198 Howell Mill Road)

Atlanta, GA

Scavenger Hunt and dinner (by registration) in the Upper Courtyard, 6-7:30

Reading in Lower Courtyard, 8:00, with sales by A Cappella Books

More info: (404) 872-7538 x3

Event link

 

 

DECATUR, GA

DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

1:45-2:30 PM–  “Family Secrets” panel with Sarah Creech

Old Courthouse Stage

 

 

CHICAGO, IL

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9

6 pm reading and discussion

Harold Washington Library with author Cristina Henriquez

Sponsored by the Society of Midland Authors

Cindy Pritzker Auditorium

 

 

CHICAGO, IL

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10

6:30PM  Reading, Talk & Signing with author Renee Rosen

Speakeasy Theme (Chicago in the 20s)

CITY LIT BOOKS

2523 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

http://www.citylitbooks.com

773-235-2523

 

 

WINNETKA, IL

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18

7:00PM Reading, Q&A, and Signing

THE BOOKSTALL AT CHESTNUT COURT

811 Elm Street

Winnetka, IL

http://www.thebookstall.com/

847-446-8880

 

 

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL

TUESDAY OCTOBER 14

Vernon Area Library

7 pm reading and signing

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Reading in Chattanooga, 10/25

I’ll be reading on Thursday, October 25th in Chattanooga, as part of the Meacham Writers’ Workshop series. The joint reading, with Tom Balazs and Earl Braggs, is at 7 pm in the Chattanooga State Health Science Center. Open to the public. More information is here.

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Reading in Libertyville, IL – Tuesday, 9/4!

I’ll be reading from The Borrower at the Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville, IL on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00 pm. Event details and free registration are here, and library details and location are here. Books will be available from Lake Forest Book Store.

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New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont

I have four New England readings coming up in July for the paperback of The Borrower. Please join us if you can!

Tuesday, July 24th, 7:00 — Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH, along with Tim Horvath, NH-based author of the amazing collection Understories.

Wednesday, July 25th, 5:00 — Maine Coast Book Shop, Damariscotta, ME

Thursday, July 26th, 7:00 — Longfellow Books, Portland, ME

Tuesday, July 31st, 7:00 — discussion hosted by Vermont Book Shop at 51 Main, Middlebury, VT

Posted in News on July 25 2012· Tagged:

The Borrower Book Tour Dates

I’ll be promoting the paperback of The Borrower this summer (2012) with readings and signings. I’m also available to visit and Skype with book clubs! Public readings are as follows:

Tuesday, May 29th, 7:00 — The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL (Paperback Launch!)

Wednesday, May 30th, 7:00 — Books & Company, Oconomowoc, WI

Friday, June 8th, 7:00 — Frugal Muse Bookstore, Darien, IL (part of Girls’ Night Out for the Darien Mall, though I don’t think men would be shunned)

Tuesday, June 12th, 6:30 — Carnegie Public Library, Angola, IN

Wednesday, June 13th — Books & Co., Dayton, OH (details to come)

Thursday, June 14th, 7:00 — Hudson, OH Public Library, book sales by The Learned Owl

Saturday, June 16h — Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT (with Leslie Daniels; also with wine and food!)

Tuesday, July 24th, 7:00 — Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH

Wednesday, July 25th, 6:00 — Maine Coast Bookshop, Daramascotta, ME

Thursday, July 26th, 7:00 — Longfellow Books, Portland, ME

Tuesday, Septemeber 4th, 7:00 — Cook Memorial Library, Libertyville, IL (6:30 Book Club, 7:00 Reading)

Date TBA, fall 2012 — Highland Park Public Library, Highland Park, IL

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Reading in Milwaukee, 7/20

I will be reading at Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 20th. My last reading for a few weeks…

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East coast tour dates (Boston and Vermont), week of July 11th!

Three readings coming up on the east coast:

Tuesday, July 12th, 6:00 at the Boston Public Library, along with author Laura Harrington

Wednesday, July 13th, 7:30 at the Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English, Ripton, VT, along with author Tracy Winn (Open to the public, but leave extra time to find the place.)

Friday, July 15th, 7:00 at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, VT

Come one, come all! Also accepting roadie applications.

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