Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Black History Month Dialogue: "Between the World and Me" @THPSouth

As a part of special Black History Month "Everybody Reads" program, we will have a rich dialogue based on thoughts and ideas inspired by the reading of Ta-Nehisi Coates' bestselling book Between the World and Me. The afternoon will begin with a listening to portions of the groundbreaking dialogue between author James Baldwin and anthropologist Margaret Mead, called A Rap on Race.

Raina Telgemeier @North Branch

The North Branch is beyond thrilled to welcome comics creator Raina Telgemeier whose books SMILE, DRAMA, and SISTERS and her graphic adaptations of THE BABYSITTERS CLUB have enthralled a generation of young readers!  Raina will offer a presentation about her books and creative process, and then will sign and sketch books for attendees. 

Raina will be happy to sign whatever books you bring, but can only sketch in ONE book per patron.  Books will also be available for purchase from Mrs. Dalloway's.

Works in Progress: Susan Griffin in Conversation with Writers @Central

Susan Griffin, noted writer and theorist, discusses current writing projects with seven authors in this exciting and intimate literary series of 4 programs. was named by Utne Reader as one of a hundred important visionaries for the new millennium. Her numerous works have been translated into 17 languages. She is the author of A Chorus of Stones, Woman and Nature, and the forthcoming novel, The Ice Dancer’s Tale.