One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us. -Tessa Gray

100 Places in France Every Woman Should GoSaturday, October 25th - 2PM - Author Signing with Marcia DeSanctis - 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

Marcia DeSanctis will discuss and sign copies of her new book 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 pm.

100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go consists of 100 essays, stories, and advice on DeSanctis’ favorite places in France as well as reflections on some of the country’s great women, staring with Joan of Arc up through Catherine de’Medici, to Edith Piaf, Amélie and even Carla Bruni. This book digs deeply into the stories behind the place, and it’s for everyone: the first time traveler to France as well as the most sophisticated Francophile. Lots of the stories come from DeSanctis’ unforgettable years living and working in Paris, and many of them are entirely new discoveries. Read more...

 

 

Saturday, November 1st - 2pm - Author Signing with Amy Julia Becker - Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most

In Small Talk, Amy Julia draws from the wisdom and curiosity of her three children, including her eldest daughter who was born with Down syndrome as she passes along the wisdom she has gained through both the difficult and meaningful daily discussions and interactions with her children. Read more...

 

 

Friday, November 7th - 5pm - Meet an Author at 5 - Michael Blanding - The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Join us as author Michael Blanding discusses his latest book The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps (Gotham Books $27.50) . Your ticket to the event includes a book, catered refreshments and discussion time with Michael Blanding - all for the price of the book. A book signing will follow the discussion. Read More...

 

 

Wednesday, November 12th - 12pm -Meet an Author for Lunch! - Ann Hood - The Italian Wife

Ann Hood will provide food for thought as she discusses her new book, An Italian Wife during our Meet An Author For Lunch program at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Wednesday, November 12th at 12pm.

The ticket to the luncheon includes a catered lunch and discussion time with Ann Hood - all for the price of the book. A book signing will follow the discussion. Reserve your place now! Read more...

 

 

Friday, November 14th - 5pm - The Hickory Stick's Not-So-Secret Readers' Society Discusses The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

They open a door and enter a world. Narnia ... a land frozen in eternal winter ... a country waiting to be set free. Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia -- a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change ... and a great sacrifice.

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! Read more...

 

 

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Rachel Vail Reading from Justin Case at The Hickory Stick

 

 

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