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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Returns to Valley

Adapted from an Odyssey Bookshop press release:

On Tuesday, April 25th, at 7:30PM, Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman will bring her The Enemy Is Not the Enemy Tour to Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley. She'll be talking about her new book, Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America, which is a celebration of her acclaimed television and radio news program, as well as the extraordinary movements and heroes---whistleblowers, organizers, protesters---who have moved our democracy forward.

Emily Arsenault to Read at Boswell's Books

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

On Thursday, January 28th, at 6:30PM, author Emily Arsenault will launch the publication of her new novel The Evening Spider.  A gripping blend of psychological suspense and historical true crime, this riveting story inspired by a sensational real-life murder from the 1800s delivers a heart-stopping mystery that links people across centuries.

Looking for Something to do Tonight?

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

At 6:30PM, local author Jonathan Shay will read from and discuss his book Odysseus in America.  In this ambitious follow-up to Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay uses The Odyssey, a story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.

"Understanding the Gaza Crisis" Event Wednesday

Adapted from an Odyssey Bookshop press release:

A presentation and Q & A with Phyllis Bennis, author, activist, and fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), followed by an Arabic musical performance by Simon Shaheen, an internationally acclaimed virtuoso on the oud and violin will take place on Wednesday, August 13th, at 7pm, at the Odyssey Bookshop (9 College Street) in South Hadley.  Ticket sales and a portion of book sales will be donated to the Middle East Children’s Alliance, a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization.  Additional donations will also be welcome.

Bill Newman at Boswell's Books This Week

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

On Thursday, July 10th, at 6:30PM, local radio talk show host and author Bill Newman will appear at Boswell's Books in Shelburne Falls to discuss his book "When the War Came Home". His book discusses the accomplishments and failures of the anti-war movement of the 60's and 70's and the impact of the anti-Viet Nam war movement on social movements such as LGBT, environmental, and anti-war movements that followed. What was its lasting legacy?

Author Alfred Alcorn at Boswell's Books Thursday

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

Local author Alfred Alcorn will read from his book, "Sugar Mountain", at Boswell's Books this Thursday, June 26th, at 6:30 PM.  "Sugar Mountain" is a cautionary tale about a deadly flu epidemic that starts in China and spreads throughout the world, slowly at first, then unbelievably fast, and there is no cure.

Author Barbara Parry at Boswell's Books Tonight!

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

Local author and farmer Barbara Parry will be reading from, discussing, and answering questions about her new book, "Adventures in Yarn Farming", at Boswell's Books on Thursday, December 12th, at 6:30pm. The book offers an inside view on fiber farming and yarn craft through the eyes of this shepherd, textile artisan, and now author.  This beautiful book has generated a lot of press, so it is recommended that you arrive early in order to get a good seat.  Ms. Parry will be happy to sign books at this event, which is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events at Boswell's Books

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

New York Times best selling, and Pulitzer Prize winning, author and historian Joseph Ellis will read from his newest book, "Revolutionary Summer", on November 14th and Boswell's annual Family Game Day will take place on November 17th.

Upcoming Author Visits to World Eye Bookshop

Adapted from three World Eye Bookshop press releases:

Over the next two weeks, several distinguished authors will stop by Greenfield's World Eye Bookshop to sign books, talk about their work, and meet with fans.

An American Nurse at War

Adapted from a The Arbors at Greenfield press release:

On Tuesday, July 2nd, at 3:00pm at The Arbors at Greenfield, Steven Hooper, great-nephew of Marion McCune Rice & Meg Kupiec, will present "An American Nurse at War".

The 100th Anniversary of the start of WWI is approaching and the poignant story of the courage and patriotism by WWI Red Cross Nurse Marion McCune Rice of Brattleboro, VT, is a fitting way to remember all those who sacrificed their lives.

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