No two persons ever read the same book. –Edmund Wilson

Saturday, May 23rd - 4PM - Author Signing with Moses Pendleton & Phil Holland - The Dance Must Follow

The Dance Must Follow is a verse portrait of the artist as dancer, gardener, photographer, and dreamer. The artist in question is Moses Pendleton, internationally acclaimed founder of the groundbreaking dance troupes Pilobolus and Momix, and a two-time Olympic choreographer. The poems—the first of which was begun by Pendleton himself then completed by Holland—recount episodes from a thirty-year span of Pendleton’s unconventional and creative life in humorous and lyrical rhyming verse. Anyone with an interest in dance, gardening, or creativity—along with all those with a taste for clever narrative poetry—will enjoy this book. Read more...

 

 

Sunday, May 24th - 2PM - Author Signing & Discussion with Charles Dubow - Girl in the Moonlight

Charles Dubow will sign and discuss copies of his new book, Girl in the Moonlight, at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Sunday, May 24th at 2pm. The author of the acclaimed Indiscretion returns with a searing tale of love, passion, and obsession--the story of one man's all-consuming desire for a beautiful, bewitching, and elusive woman. "At night she is often in my dreams, always just out of reach, across a table, laughing, climbing a stair, disappearing into the next room, or on the verge of love, until something causes me to wake up unconsummated, aware of her continued absence in my life even if she was still with me evaery day. I remember when I first met her. It changed my life." Read more...

 

Monday, June 22nd - 6:30PM - The Hickory Stick Book Club Discusses The Invention of Wings

Our book club is open to all and no registration is required, so please feel free to read the book and join in on the discussion! Questions? Please call 860-868-0525. Read more...

 

 

Friday, June 26th - 5PM - The Hickory Stick's Not-So-Secret Readers Society Discusses The Carpet People

Our book club is open to all (suggested age: 8-12) and no registration is required, so please feel free to read the book and join in on the discussion! Questions? Please call 860-868-0525. Read more...

 

 

 

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Kickback

The Knockoff

I, Ripper

Elena Vanishing

Head Case

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Hope to Die

Neverhome Good Talk, Dad The Silver Swan Owning the Earth The Mantle of Command

 

 

 

 

 

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