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Powell’s Books Presents Rebecca Solnit in Conversation With Cheryl Strayed – SOLD OUT

This Event is All Ages and Reserved Seating. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. PLEASE, DOUBLE CHECK YOUR ORDER BEFORE PURCHASING. NO REFUNDS. TO ACCESS PRESALE TICKETS, CLICK ON “TICKETS” AND ENTER THE PASSWORD ON “ENTER PROMO CODE” An Evening With the Author of Men Explain Things to Me Renowned feminist writer Rebecca Solnit has been writing important, acclaimed, prize-winning books for years. Her 2014 essay collection, Men Explain Things to Me, won her an ardent readership among a new generation of young women readers who found a welcome touchstone in Solnit’s articulation of the female experience. Solnit’s new memoir, Recollections of My Nonexistence, offers an electric portrait of the artist as a young woman — and asks how a writer finds her voice in a society…

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Horror Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Horror Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our horror loving customers (RSVP is not required). Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. Our February pick is Twelve Nights at Rotter House by J.W. Ocker. About the book: Edgar Award-winning author Ocker spins this dark, psychological thriller about a travel writer who stays for 13 nights at the infamous Rotterdam Mansion…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us for the February meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on February 26th. We will discuss Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. About the Book: A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo…

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Columbia Writers Series: Reading & Discussion with Terese Mailhot

Terese Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. Her work has appeared in Guernica, Pacific Standard, Granta, Mother Jones, Medium, the Los Angeles Times, and Best American Essays 2019. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Heart Berries: A Memoir. She is the recipient of a 2019 Whiting Award. She teaches creative writing at Purdue University. This event will be free and open to the public. Monday, February 24, 2020 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in PUB 258 A & B

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A Black History Month Tribute to Toni Morrison

A prolific writer of novels, essays and song lyrics who first came to prominence in the early 1970s, Morrison focused particularly on the experience of women within the black community. Her work earned her numerous awards, most notably the Nobel Prize for Literature, for which she broke new ground as the first African American winner. Join us for a celebration of the life and achievements of Toni Morrison.

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Young Adult Book Club (Hawthorne)

The Young Adult Book Club is a group of teens who meet monthly to talk about YA fiction. We’re fans of strong stories, diverse characters, and Rainbow Rowell (of course!). This month we meet to discuss Mosquitoland by David Arnold. Join us!

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Page Turner Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Page Turner Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the third Thursday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our mystery and thriller loving customers (RSVP is not required). Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. Join us on February 20th for our next Page Turner Book Club. We will discuss The Other People by C.J. Tudor. Driving home one night, Gabe is stuck behind a rusty old car. He sees…

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Biography & Memoir Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Biography/Memoir Book Club will be led by a community member and meets monthly on the third Wednesday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our biography/memoir loving customers. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. Join us on February 19th for our Biography/Memoir Book Club. The community run group has chosen to discuss Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness. About the book: In this revelatory, raw, and rambunctious memoir, the author shares never-before-told secrets and reveals…

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Teen Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Teen Book Club is ran by the teens who attend. No adults allowed. The teens have chosen Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk for the month of February will meet on Wednesday February 19th at 5pm. If you’re a teen interested in choosing the next book you are still more than welcome to attend! Chuck Palahniuk showed himself to be his generation’s most visionary satirist in this, his first book. Fight Club‘s estranged narrator leaves his lackluster job when he comes under the thrall of Tyler Durden, an enigmatic young man who holds secret after-hours boxing matches in the basements of bars. There, two men fight “as long as they have to.” This is a gloriously original work that exposes the…

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Nonfiction Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Nonfiction Book Club will be led by a community member and meets monthly on the second Friday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our nonfiction loving customers (RSVP is not required). Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. We will discuss Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. About the book: Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor,…

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