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Liza Wieland presents Paris, 7 A.M.

06/18/2019 - 6:00PM

It is June 1937, and Elizabeth Bishop—a few years out of college and with no husband and no career—heads to Paris with her roommate, in search of escape and inspiration. Readers are swept up in Elizabeth’s journey as she attempts to overcome writer’s block and find her footing in the Parisian literary scene, while the threats of fascism and occupation loom. We meet Elizabeth’s closest confidantes: her vivacious roommate, the paper heiress Louise Crane; the enigmatic Countess Clara Longworth de...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

06/19/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Laura Wright presents Through a Vegan Studies Lens, with Kathryn Kirkpatrick

06/19/2019 - 6:00PM

Interest in the vegan studies field continues to grow as veganism has become increasingly visible via celebrity endorsements and universally acknowledged health benefits, and veganism and vegan characters are increasingly present in works of art and literature. Through a Vegan Studies Lens broadens the scope of vegan studies by engaging in the mainstream discourse found in a wide variety of contemporary works of literature, popular cultural representations, advertising, and...

Notorious HBC* (*History Book Club)

06/20/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop’s Bookseller Patricia Furnish to discuss a range of books across different periods of history. The club is reading Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England by Alison Weir.  

Andrew Lawler presents The Secret Token, in conversation with Denise Kiernan

06/20/2019 - 6:00PM

In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England's first foothold in the New World. But when the colony's leader, John White, returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers were nowhere to be found. They left behind only a single clue--a "secret token" carved into a tree. Neither White nor any other European laid eyes on the colonists again.  What happened to the...

Kristy Dempsey presents Papa Put a Man on the Moon

06/23/2019 - 11:00AM

In time for the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, this father-daughter story celebrates a small community's big contribution to one of America's greatest accomplishments. Marthanne and her father sit side by side, looking out over their mill village as the moon glows in the sky. Marthanne hopes that one day, man will walk on the moon, and she knows her father is helping America accomplish this mission: The fabric he weaves forms one layer in the astronauts' spacesuits. Papa insists he'...

Elizabeth Trinkaus presents Enough Already! Yes, You Are, in conversation with Susi Gott Séguret

06/24/2019 - 6:00PM

Enough Already! Yes, You Are will inspire you to wake up to your truest self by crushing the myth that your enough-ness resides somewhere "out there." Elizabeth offers real-life solutions for you to get who you really are separate from what you have and do and provides step-by-step tools to help you live in the powerful present. Best of all: Enough Already! will have you living with more joy and satisfaction now, and will bring more creativity and inspiration to all those important dreams. So...

Science Fiction Book Club

06/24/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop’s Bookseller Allison Beatty to discuss a range of books across the worlds of sci-fi, weird fiction, speculative fiction, literary horror, and disturbing fiction. The  pick for June is Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix.

Amber Smith presents Something Like Gravity, in conversation with Jennie Liu

06/25/2019 - 6:00PM

We're pleased to welcome Amber Smith back to Malaprop's with her latest Young Adult novel. “Amber Smith’s SOMETHING LIKE GRAVITY is a tender, beautifully told story of first love and first loss and how finding the right person at the right time can be very thing that saves us. You will love Chris and Maia from the very first page of this gorgeous novel and will miss them long after you’ve finished.” – Julie Buxbaum, New York Times bestselling author of TELL ME THREE THINGS...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

06/26/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

An Evening with Bishop Michael Curry

06/26/2019 - 6:00PM

Tickets for this event have sold out. If you would like a signed copy of The Power of Love, please purchase your copy from Malaprop's by June 25. You may purchase in-store, over the phone, or online. If you are ordering online below, indicate in the Comments box that you want a signed copy and to whom it should be personalized.   "Love is the way. Love is the only way. Those who follow in my way follow in the way of unconditional, unselfish, sacrificial love. And that kind of love...

Works in Translation

06/27/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Bookstore Manager Justin Souther to discuss writers—and their literature—in translation, and the cultural, political and artistic influences that shape them. This month's pick is Blow-Up: And Other Stories by Julio Cortazar.  

Mystery Writers Panel

06/27/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for a special mystery writers panel featuring David Burnsworth, author of the Blu Carraway series. David will be joined by Susan Crawford, author of The Other Widow, John Carenen, author of The Face on the Other Side, and Bonnie Kistler, author of House on Fire. If you read or write mysteries or thrillers, you don't want to miss this evening!

Chazeray Jackson presents Live, Learn and Lead Powerfully

06/30/2019 - 3:00PM

This book is rich with principles that will help any teen or young adult translate their thoughts into healthy actions right now. More importantly Chaz captures the essence of energizing teens to strive with enthusiasm towards living, learning and leading powerfully. This book helps solve the problem of: finding purpose in life, bullying, poor grades and decision making, unhealthy relationships, poor parent-child relationship, procrastination, disorganization. Youth motivational speaker “Chaz...

Stranger Things Trivia

07/01/2019 - 6:00PM

Flo, Flo we've discussed this, mornings are for coffee and contemplation, and July 1st is for Stranger Things Trivia Night.  In celebration of our favorite 80s throwback show, join the two best booksellers from the Upside-Down, Amy and Katie for an evening of big hair, big questions, and even bigger prizes.  There will be snacks, trivia and an epic costume contest! 

LGBT Book Club

07/01/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host Alex Ruiz to discuss a wide-ranging selection of fiction and non-fiction focused on the LGBTQ community. This month the club is reading Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love by MS Tina Madison White, with a foreword by MS Mary Rose White.

Women In Lively Discussion (WILD )Book Club

07/02/2019 - 6:30PM

Join former Malaprop’s General Manager Linda-Marie Barrett for the WILD Book club at the Battery Park Book Exchange. This month the club is reading Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke. 

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

07/03/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.  

Malaprop's Book Club

07/03/2019 - 7:00PM

Host Jay Jacoby will lead a discussion of Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.

Poetrio

07/07/2019 - 3:00PM

Join us for our monthly community poetry event featuring three poets. In July we welcome James L. Watkins III, author of Mountains in Miniature, Eric Tran, author of Revisions, and Jason Gray, author of Radiation King.  

Lydia Fitzpatrick presents Lights All Night Long

07/08/2019 - 6:00PM

Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The abundance of his new world--the Super Walmarts and heated pools and enormous televisions--is as hard to fathom as the relentless cheerfulness of his host parents. And Sadie, their beautiful and enigmatic daughter, has miraculously taken an interest in him. But all is not right in Ilya's world: he's consumed by the fate of his older brother...

Mystery Book Club

07/08/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host Tena Frank for a discussion of The Cask by Freeman Wills Croft.  

Mirra Price presents Tools to Change the World

07/10/2019 - 6:00PM

Those who learn about the suffering and destruction in the world soon discover that these problems do not exist in a vacuum - they are interconnected and caused by a broken political system and global economy that makes a few individuals very rich at the expense of both people and the environment. The activist tools in this manual are proven techniques that unlock our capacity to educate, to build collective power, and to make a change. The tool box includes: telling your story, journaling,...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

07/10/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Jeanne Charters presents Lace Curtain (Daughters of Ireland #2 )

07/11/2019 - 6:00PM

In the second book in the Daughters of Ireland series, Nellie is the daughter of Shanty-Irish parents, now risen to Lace Curtain middle class. Will Nellie possess the wisdom and perseverance of her mother, Mary Boland? Or will she succumb to sexual attraction and convention and wed a scoundrel? Neo is the son of African slaves, now one of the richest black sons in America. Will Neo break free from the white supremacy mindset in America? Or die at the end of a rope? Will a return to Ireland...

Brent Martin presents The Changing Blue Ridge Mountains: Essays on Journeys Past and Present

07/14/2019 - 3:00PM

In the eighteenth century, naturalist and artist William Bartram traveled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and spent time documenting both plant life and the customs of the Middle Town Cherokees. Since that time, men and women like Bartram have journeyed through Western North Carolina's wildest and most remote places and written about their experiences. The essays in this volume compare the present day to those historical journeys and explore the idea of wilderness and what change means for the...

Jennifer Pastiloff presents On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard

07/16/2019 - 6:00PM

An inspirational memoir about how Jennifer Pastiloff's years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how hearing loss taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness. Centered around the touchstone stories Jen tells in her popular workshops, On Being Human is the story of how a starved person grew into the exuberant woman she was meant to be all along by battling the...

Scott Huler presents A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas Along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

07/17/2019 - 6:00PM

In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to Carolina in 1709, one of the most significant early American travel narratives, rich with observations about the region's environment and Indigenous people. Lawson later helped found North Carolina's first two cities, Bath...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

07/17/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Dual Author Event with Ace Atkins and David Joy

07/18/2019 - 6:00PM

Ace Atkins presents The Shameless and David Joy presents The Line That Held Us  Buried secrets, dirty lies, and unbridled greed and ambition raise the stakes down South in the lauded crime series from New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins. Twenty years ago, Brandon Taylor was thought to be just another teen boy who ended his life too soon. That's what almost everyone in Tibbehah County, Mississippi, said after his body and hunting rifle were found in the Big Woods. Now two New York...

Notorious HBC (History Book Club)

07/18/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop’s Bookseller Patricia Furnish to discuss a range of books across different periods of history. The club is reading Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital by David Oshinsky.  

Julie Zuckerman presents The Book of Jeremiah

07/23/2019 - 6:00PM

Julie Zuckerman's moving and engrossing debut novel-in-stories, The Book of Jeremiah, tells the story of awkward but endearing Jeremiah Gerstler -- the son of Jewish immigrants, brilliant political science professor, husband, father. Jeremiah has yearned for respect and acceptance his entire life, and no matter his success, he still strives for more. As a boy, he was feisty and irreverent and constantly compared to his sweet and well-behaved older brother, Lenny. At the university, he worries...

Amy Reed presents The Boy and Girl Who Broke the World, in conversation with Jaye Robin Brown and Amber Smith

07/24/2019 - 6:00PM

Amy Reed will be in conversation with Jaye Robin Brown, author of The Meaning of Birds, and Amber Smith, author of Something Like Gravity.  Billy Sloat and Lydia Lemon don't have much in common, unless you count growing up on the same (wrong) side of the tracks, the lack of a mother, and a persistent loneliness that has inspired creative coping mechanisms. When the lives of these two loners are thrust together, Lydia's cynicism is met with Billy's sincere optimism, and...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

07/24/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Valerie Nieman presents To the Bones, in conversation with Jessica Cory

07/25/2019 - 6:00PM

Darrick MacBrehon, a government auditor, wakes among the dead. Bloodied and disoriented from a gaping head wound, the man who staggers out of the mine crack in Redbird, West Virginia, is much more powerful--and dangerous--than the one thrown in. An orphan with an unknown past, he must now figure out how to have a future. Hard-as-nails Lourana Taylor works as a sweepstakes operator and spends her time searching for any clues that might lead to Dreama, her missing daughter. Could this stranger's...

Works in Translation Book Club

07/25/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Bookstore Manager Justin Souther to discuss writers—and their literature—in translation, and the cultural, political and artistic influences that shape them. This month's pick is The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Susan Bernofsky.

Shared Worlds Readings

07/27/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for a reading event with teen writing camp, Shared Worlds. Authors Gwenda Bond, Christopher Rowe, Kali Wallace, Maurice Broaddus, Julia Elliott, Ekaterina Sedia, and Rory Power.  Shared Worlds is an annual summer program designed for teen writers from all over the world interested in speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, steampunk, etc.). The students work in groups with an experienced “world-building coordinator” to design and build a world. ...

Science Fiction Book Club

07/29/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop's Bookseller Allison Beatty to dive into the wreck of the wily and wonderful world of sci-fi, weird fiction, speculative fiction, literary horror, and more. This month’s pick is The Vegetarian: A Novel by Han Kang.   

Middle Grade Authors Melissa Thomson and Malayna Evans

07/30/2019 - 6:00PM

It’s time for Middle-Grade adventure! In Melissa Thomson’s funny standalone middle-grade novel, Tito the Bonecrusher, Oliver enlists the help of his favorite lucha-libre wrestler turned action star to spring his dad from a deportation holding center. In Jagger Jones and the Mummy's Ankh, Malayna Evans introduces us to a  whiz kid from Chicago's South Side whose encyclopedic knowledge of ancient Egypt is tested when he travels back in time. Malayna Evans is the author of the...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

07/31/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Miriam McNamara presents An Impossible Distance to Fall

08/02/2019 - 6:00PM

It's 1930, and Birdie William's life has crashed along with the stock market. Her father's bank has failed, and worse, he's disappeared along with his Jenny biplane. When Birdie sees a leaflet for a barnstorming circus with a picture of Dad's plane on it, she goes to Coney Island in search of answers. The barnstorming circus has lady pilots, daredevil stuntmen, fire-spinners, and wing walkers, and Birdie is instantly enchanted--especially with a girl pilot named June. Birdie doesn't find her...

Where's Waldo Party

08/03/2019 - 2:00PM

Join us for 2019 Where's Waldo search wrap up party with cupcakes, lemonade, and prize drawing. 

Poetrio

08/04/2019 - 3:00PM

Join us for our monthly poetry event featuring three poets. Peg Bresnahan, author of Hunger to Share, Brandon Amico, author of Disappearing, Inc., and Melissa Crowe, author of Dear Terror, Dear Splendor. 

LGBTQ Book Club

08/05/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host Alex Ruiz to discuss a wide-ranging selection of fiction and non-fiction focused on the LGBTQ community.  Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!   The club meets at Malaprop's the first Monday of every month at 7:00 pm. 

L. Chance Shiver presents Oberlin’s Anomaly, in conversation with Tommy Hays

08/05/2019 - 6:00PM

Jack Starkey, still struggling with clinical depression arising out of the deaths of his wife and son, is caught up in a secret war that threatens life on earth. Just out of a mental institution, he is attacked and narrowly escapes death, beginning an astounding metamorphosis that his lover, Sheila Wainwright, and he face together. Proteus, a benign alien entity, enters their lives and illuminates Jack's true identity. A series of historical flashbacks demonstrate Proteus' direct,...

WILD (Women in Lively Discussion) Book Club

08/06/2019 - 6:30PM

Join former Malaprop's General Manager Linda-Marie Barrett for this woman-only book club that seeks to have fun by reading books (fiction & non) by women writers. Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!  The club meets at 6:30 P.M. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Battery Park Book Exchange. 

Malaprop's Bookclub

08/07/2019 - 7:00PM

The Malaprop's Book Club, hosted by Jay Jacoby, explores a diverse selection of fiction and nonfiction books determined by member suggestion. Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!   The club meets the first Wednesday of every Month at 7:00 PM in the cafe.   

Elwood Watson, Ph.D. presents Keepin' It Real: Essays on Race in Contemporary America

08/07/2019 - 6:00PM

The past decade has been one of the most racially turbulent periods in the modern era, as the complicated breakthrough of the Obama presidency gave way to the racially charged campaigning and eventual governing of Donald Trump. Keepin' It Real presents a wide-ranging group of essays that take on key aspects of the current landscape surrounding racial issues in America, including the place of the Obamas, the rise of the alt-right and White nationalism, Donald Trump, Colin Kaepernick...

Miss Malaprop's Storytime

08/07/2019 - 10:00AM

Join us with your wee ones every week on Wednesdays at 10 am for classic and contemporary stories sure to enchant and entertain. Together, we’ll introduce children to the wonderful world of books! Recommended for ages 3-9.

Christina Proenza-Coles presents American Founders: How People of African Descent Established Freedom in the New World

08/08/2019 - 6:00PM

American Founders reveals men and women of African descent as key protagonists in the story of American democracy. It chronicles how black people developed and defended New World settlements, undermined slavery, and championed freedom throughout the hemisphere from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries. While conventional history tends to reduce the roles of African Americans to antebellum slavery and the civil rights movement, in reality, African residents preceded the English by a...

Jamie Mason launches The Hidden Things, in conversation with Joe D'Agnese

08/10/2019 - 6:00PM

A hair-raising, atmospheric thriller from the acclaimed author of Three Graves Full, inspired by the real-life unsolved theft of a seventeenth-century painting. Twenty-eight seconds. In less than half a minute, a home-security camera captures the hidden resolve in fourteen-year-old Carly Liddell as she fends off a vicious attack just inside her own front door. The video of her heroic escape appears online and goes viral. As the view count climbs, the lives of four desperate people will be...

George Ellison presents Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography

08/11/2019 - 3:00PM

An icon of the Southern Appalachian region known for the seminal books Camping and Woodcraft and Our Southern Highlanders, Horace Kephart was instrumental in efforts to create a national park in the Smokies and to establish the Appalachian Trail through North Carolina and Tennessee. This is the behind-the-scenes story of a librarian-turned-woodsman who had a far-reaching effect on wilderness literature and outdoor pursuits throughout North America. George Ellison has written extensively about...

Mystery Book Club

08/12/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host Tena Frank for Malaprop's Mystery Book Club! Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!   The club meets at Malaprop's on the second Monday of every month at 7:00pm.

Bobbie Pyron launches Stay

08/13/2019 - 6:00PM

Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house, her friends, and her privacy--and she hates being labeled the homeless girl at her new school. But while Hope House offers her new challenges, it also brings new friendships, like the girls in Firefly Girls Troop 423 and a sweet street dog named Baby. So when Baby's person goes missing, Piper knows she has to help. But helping means finding the courage to trust herself...

Megan Shepherd launches Midnight Beauties

08/14/2019 - 6:00PM

The witches, beasties, goblins, and Royals return in this spellbinding conclusion to New York Times best-selling author Megan Shepherd's Grim Lovelies duology.  Ever since she discovered her affinity for magic, seventeen-year-old Anouk has been desperate to become a witch. It's the only way to save her friends who, like Anouk, are beasties: animals enchanted into humans. But unlike Anouk, the other beasties didn't make it out of the battle at Montélimar in one piece.  With her...

Notorious HBC (History Book Club)

08/15/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop’s bookseller Patricia Furnish to discuss a range of books across different periods of history. The club tackles challenging subjects, hence “NOTORIOUS.”  Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!  The club meets at Malaprop's on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm. 

Andy Parker presents For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety

08/15/2019 - 6:00PM

On August 26, 2015, Emmy Award-winning twenty-four-year-old reporter Alison Parker was murdered on live television, along with her colleague, photojournalist Adam Ward. Their interviewee was also shot, but survived. People watching at home heard the gunshots, and the gunman's video of the murder, which he uploaded to Facebook, would spread over the internet like wildfire. In the wake of his daughter's murder, Andy Parker became a national advocate for commonsense gun safety legislation. The...

Marla Milling presents North Carolina Day Trips by Theme

08/18/2019 - 3:00PM

If you've ever asked, "What should we do today?" then you've never seen North Carolina Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Tar Heel State is jam-packed with hundreds of North Carolina's top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Destinations in the book are organized by themes, such as Lighthouses, Festivals, Outdoor Adventures, and Natural Wonders, so you can decide what to do...

Joshilyn Jackson presents Never Have I Ever

08/19/2019 - 6:00PM

New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson--"an admired writer who deserves to be a household name" (Kirkus Reviews)--displays her masterful talent in this dark and deliciously addictive tale of domestic suspense. In this game, even winning can be deadly... Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it--teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest joy is...

Bill Mills presents Losing My Religion: A Memoir of Faith and Finding

08/20/2019 - 6:15PM

After four years of college and six years in seminary, William Mills was ready for a parish--or so he thought. He didn't realize much of his time would be endless discussions about bagels and coffee, digging ditches, and parking lot condom patrols. For six years, community life was just humming along. Then disaster struck. Mills' life came crashing down when nearly a third of his congregation left in a public power play, causing him to question his faith in himself, in the church, and in God....

Timothy Faust presents Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next

08/21/2019 - 6:00PM

Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better? In Health Justice Now, Timothy Faust explains what single payer is, why we don't yet have it, and how it can be won. He identifies the actors that have misled us for profit and political gain, dispels the myth...

Timothy Faust presents Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next

08/21/2019 - 6:00PM

Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better? In Health Justice Now, Timothy Faust explains what single payer is, why we don't yet have it, and how it can be won. He identifies the actors that have misled us for profit and political gain, dispels the myth...

Eugen Bacon presents Claiming T-Mo

08/22/2019 - 6:00PM

In this lush interplanetary tale, Novic is an immortal Sayneth priest who flouts the conventions of a matriarchal society by choosing a name for his child. This act initiates chaos that splits the boy in two, unleashing a Jekyll-and-Hyde child upon the universe. Named T-Mo by his mother and Odysseus by his father, the story spans the boy's lifetime--from his early years with his mother Silhouette on planet Grovea to his travels to Earth where he meets and marries Salem, and together they bear a...

Science Fiction Book Club

08/26/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop's Bookseller Allison Beatty to dive into the wreck of the wily and wonderful world of sci-fi, weird fiction, speculative fiction, literary horror, and disturbing fiction with a healthy mix of underappreciated classic and contemporary books. Click here to see a full schedule of what the club is reading. Club attendees get 10% off the book at Malaprop's!   The club meets the at Malaprop’s on the last Monday of every month at 7:00pm. ...

Rea Frey presents Because You're Mine

08/28/2019 - 6:00PM

Single mother Lee has the daily routine down to a science: shower in six minutes. Cut food into perfect squares. Never leave her on-the-spectrum son Mason in someone else's care. She'll do anything--anything--to keep his carefully constructed world from falling apart. Do anything to keep him safe. But when her best friend Grace convinces her she needs a small break from motherhood to recharge her batteries, Lee gives in to a weekend trip. Surely a long weekend away from home won't hurt? Noah,...

Works in Translation Book Club

08/29/2019 - 7:00PM

Join host and Malaprop's Bookstore Manager Justin Souther to discuss writers -- and their literature -- in translation and the cultural, political and artistic influences that mold them. Click here to see a list of the monthly selections. Attendees receive 10% off the club's current selection at Malaprop's!  The club meets the last Thursday of every month at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe. 

An Evening with Ann Patchett

10/30/2019 - 6:30PM

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