Tag: author event

Ruth Franklin at Northshire Bookstore

Yesterday my friend Emily and I drove up to Manchester, VT for Ruth Franklin’s event at the Northshire Bookstore. It’s about a three hour drive from the Connecticut shoreline, but we love the Northshire and needed a good six hours to talk about books. Franklin’s recently released biography, […]

Booktopia 2016

Booktopia happened this weekend in Manchester, Vermont. The event was started years ago by Anne Kingman and Michelle Kindness of Books on the Nightstand. Last year they announced it would be their last year organizing it and (thankfully) the Northshire Bookstore decided to keep the tradition going, for […]

Sunday Salon: Meeting Nathaniel Philbrick

The literary highlight of my week was meeting Nathaniel Philbrick. Philbrick’s talk at the New Canaan, CT high school auditorium on Friday night was the crowing event of the town’s first One Book program. They chose Philbrick’s National Book Award winning In The Heart of the Sea: The […]