Douglas Brunt in Conversation With Harlan Coben


Douglas Brunt
Trophy Son: A Novel Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday May 30, 2017 7:00 PM

Today's children are pushed to achieve excellence. But at what cost? Author Douglas Brunt's new novel tells the story of a tennis prodigy, from young childhood to the finals of tournaments around the world. Trophy Son offers an inside look at the dangers of extraordinary pressure to achieve, in any field, through the eyes of a young man defying his parents' ambitions as he seeks a life of his own.

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This event will feature priority seating with purchase of the feature title Trophy Son. The book will be available with our cashiers day of. The event space will open at 5pm to those with receipts. Please contact crm19792@bn.com for further info.

     
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April 2017

Monday

24

Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories About My Family You Might Relate To

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Tuesday

25

Anything Is Possible

Elizabeth Strout
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Thursday

27

Situation Momedy: A Very Special Episode in Toddlerdom

Jenna Von Oy
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Thursday April 27, 2017 7:00 PM Actress Jenna von Oy, known for her roles on Blossom and The Parkers, looked for a best-friend's guide to pregnancy, but only found clinical guides. She addressed that in her first book. Now, with two toddlers, she knows that each year of motherhood brings even more comedy and chaos! Filled with humor and reassurance, this book will guide moms through the topsy-turvy world of life with toddlers.

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May 2017

Wednesday

03

The Best of Adam Sharp

Graeme Simsion
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Wednesday May 03, 2017 7:00 PM In Graeme Simsion's new book, two decades ago Adam Sharp was in a passionate affair with Angelina, a strong-willed actress. They had a chance at something more--but Adam didn't take it. Now, Adam likes his life and he's happy with his partner Claire. But he can never quite shake off what might have been. And then, out of nowhere, Angelina gets in touch. Does Adam dare to live dangerously?

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Tuesday

09

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

Paula Poundstone
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Tuesday May 09, 2017 7:00 PM Offering herself up as a human guinea pig in a series of thoroughly unscientific experiments, comedian and author Paula Poundstone tries out a different get-happy hypothesis in each chapter. This is both a story of jumping into new experiences and a surprisingly poignant tale of a single, working mother of three children who is just trying to keep smiling while living a busy life.

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Wednesday

10

There Your Heart Lies

Mary Gordon
Author Event (Fiction)
Wednesday May 10, 2017 7:00 PM From award-winning novelist Mary Gordon, here is a book whose 20th century wisdom can help us understand the difficulties we face in the 21st. Marian cut herself off from her wealthy, conservative Irish Catholic family when she volunteered during the Spanish Civil War. Now in her nineties, she finally speaks about what happened to her during those years with her granddaughter Amelia.

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Thursday

11

Imagine Wanting Only This

Kristen Radtke
Author Event (Other)
Thursday May 11, 2017 7:00 PM When genre-smashing graphic memoirist Kristen Radtke was in college, the sudden death of a beloved uncle and the sight of an abandoned mining town after his funeral marked the beginning moments of a lifelong fascination with ruins and with people and places left behind. Over time, this fascination deepened until it triggered a journey around the world in search of ruined places.

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Tuesday

16

Testimony

Scott Turow
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Tuesday May 16, 2017 7:00 PM In Scott Turow's latest thriller, Bill Ten Boom has walked out on everything important in his life. Still, when he is tapped to examine the decade-old unsolved disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp, he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. He must navigate a host of suspects, while also maneuvering the alliances and treacheries of those connected to the case.

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Wednesday

17

Death Need Not Be Fatal

Malachy McCourt
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Wednesday May 17, 2017 7:00 PM Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant Malachy McCourt shares his hilarious, poignant views on death. He trains an eye on the tragedies that have shaped his life, including Angela's famous ashes. McCourt takes the Grim Reaper by the lapels and shakes the truth out of him. He shows us how to live life to its fullest, how to grow old without acting old and how to die without regret.

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Tuesday

23

Andrew Blauner with Roz Chast and Alec Wilkinson moderated by Nancy Franklin

Andrew Blauner
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Tuesday May 23, 2017 7:00 PM Contributors Roz Chast and Alec Wilkinson present this witty, incisive anthology. The Beatles' influence is difficult to overstate. This collection of essays highlights both the Beatles' evolution as well as the span of generations their music affected. From die-hard Beatlemaniacs to new fans, each contributor explores a poignant intersection between Beatles history and personal history.

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