Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Last Chance for Extra Credit

Andre Dubus
Marianne Leone Richard Russo

Transformed by Art

March 4, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Authors André Dubus (Townie), Marianne Leone (Knowing Jessie), and Richard Russo, (Empire Falls, Nobody’s Fool) recount how writing changed their lives.


Jamaica Plain Branch Library
Thurs. March 1, 6:30pm
The Book Club Cookbook by Gelman and KruppWhether it's Roman punch for The Age of Innocence or sabzi challow (spinach and rice) with lamb for The Kite Runner, Swedish meatballs and glogg for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, nothing spices up a book club meeting like great eats. Featuring recipes and discussion ideas for one hundred popular book club selections, this fully revised and updated edition of The Book Club Cookbook: Recipes nd Food for Thought From Your Book Club's Favorite Books and Authors guides readers in selecting and preparing culinary masterpieces that blend perfectly with literary masterpieces.

Brookline Booksmith
Thursday, March 1st at 7pm
Pamela Druckerman

Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting

When former Wall Street Journal correspondent Pamela Druckerman (Lust in Translation) had her first child in Paris, she started to notice that the French have a distinct style of parenting. In her new book, she shares how French mothers stay relaxed and independent while raising good sleepers, healthy eaters, and well-behaved, inquisitive children.
Saturday, March 3rd at 12:30pm

Michael Ian Black
You’re Not Doing It Right

Tickets Required. On Sale 2/6.

Michael Ian Black is a comedian (Stella, Wet Hot American Summer), screenwriter (Run, Fat Boy, Run) and author (My Custom Van, Chicken Cheeks). He is also, despite his best efforts, a “Yuppie A-Hole.” In his new collection of essays, he muses in his deadpan, sardonic style on suburban life, from cruising for his inevitable “divorce house” despite being happily married, to the pros and cons of hamster ownership.
Starting February 6th, get a free ticket when you pre-purchase a copy of You’re Not Doing It Right at our store (617-566-6660) or website with the option to buy a second ticket for just $5. All tickets will be held at the Brookline Booksmith.

Harvard Book Store
Cristina Alger
Cristina Alger

The Darlings: A Novel
March 1, 2012
7:00 PM

Audrey Schulman
Audrey Schulman

Three Weeks in December
March 2, 2012
7:00 PM

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