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American Marketing

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IMAGES CINEMA

MASS MoCA

MOVIE HOUSE

Tannery Pond

PS21

Independent Bookstores

G J Askins Bookseller
North Adams, MA

Barbara Farnsworth Bookseller
West Cornwall, CT

The Bookbarn
Hillsdale, NY

The Bookloft
Great Barrington, MA

The Bookstore
Lenox, MA

The Chatham Bookstore
Chatham, NY

Darren Winston Bookseller
Sharon, CT

Hickory Stick Bookshop
Washington Depot, CT

House of Books
Kent, CT

James S. Jaffe Rare Books
Salisbury, CT

Johnnycake Books
Salisbury, CT

Joie de Livres
Salisbury, CT

Librarium
East Chatham, NY

Merritt Bookstore
Millbrook, NY

Oblong Books & Music
Millerton, NY
Rhinebeck, NY

Richard J. Lindsey Bookseller
Kent, CT

Shaker Mill Books
West Stockbridge, MA

The Spotty Dog Books & Ale
Hudson, NY

Yellow House Books
Great Barrington, MA

Readings, Signings & Talks

August 17, Lenox
The Mount
Women Writing Through Loss: Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, Rebecca Soffer and Emily Rapp Black will read from their work and discuss the power of connection — as friends, writers, mothers and women — after experiencing great loss, and writing their way out of it. 4 p.m.

August 19, Washington Depot
The Hickory Stick Bookshop
Litchfield County author Cuyler Overholt will sign copies of her new mystery novel, A Promise of Ruin. 4 p.m.

August 20, Lenox
The Bookstore
Amy Kurzweil will discuss her new graphic memoir, Flying Couch, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice pick. 7 p.m.

August 20, Lenox
Tanglewood
The Popular Artist Series presents An Evening with David Sedaris, who is celebrating the release of his latest book, the humorous and heartfelt Theft By Finding. 8 p.m.

August 20, Great Barrington
Simon’s Rock
Author Veronica Chambers will discuss The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own. Chambers solicited, collected and edited essays from 16 authors who offered their varied perspectives on Michelle Obama and her time in the White House. 7 p.m.

August 24, Washington
Gunn Memorial Library
Author Roberta Satow Wool will speak about and sign copies of her recently published historical novel, Two Sisters of Coyoacán. Based on a true story about Leon Trotsky, it brings to life the conflicts of the artistic, intellectual and political worlds of New York, Paris and Coyoacán, Mexico in the 1930’s. 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 1–4, Spencertown
Festival of Books Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s 12th annual literary extravaganza features a giant used book sale; readings, signings and discussions with nationally known and local authors; a teen short story contest and a children’s program. Things kick off with an early buying cocktail party on Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Sept. 2, Kent
House of Books
C.W. Goodyear, co-author of the new book One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams, will be signing copies of the book. 2 p.m.

Sept. 2, Kent
James Barron Gallery
House of Books presents author Chiara Barzini, who will sign copies of the new novel, Things That Happened Before the Earthquake. 4–6 p.m.

Sept. 7, Lenox
The Bookstore
Lou Cove will discuss his new memoir, Man of the Year, the improbable true story of Lou’s 13th year, one very unusual campaign, and the unexpected guest who changes everything. 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 8, Lenox
Lenox Library Local author and Simon’s Rock Professor Brendan Mathews will launch his debut novel, The World of Tomorrow, which already has been longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. 6:30–8 p.m.

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