One More Page Books Announces Author Visits and Other Events for June 2012

Local Arlington, VA, independent bookstore hosts visits by authors Amanda Hodgkinson, John Gilstrap, Tim Wendel and Paul Dickson, among others, and a Team Cul de Sac Fundraiser for Parkinson’s in June 2012.

Online PR News – 25-May-2012 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, announces its June 2012 event schedule. All events are free and open to the public.

On Sunday, June 3rd at 3 pm, Amanda Hodgkinson, visits One More Page to discuss and sign her debut novel, "22 Britannia Road," a powerful chronicle of one family’s struggle to create a home in the aftermath of war.

On Thursday, June 7th at 7 pm, One More Page hosts a special event, The Book as Art, with artist Alla Proskuryakova and author/illustrator and artist Sallie Lowenstein, who have created books that are truly works of art. The speakers will share insights on the inspiration, construction and challenges in creating books that are also works of art.

Acclaimed comic performer and high-performance business consultant Patti Dobrowolski shares her unique approaches to goal setting on Friday, June 8th at 7 pm. Dobrowolski works with teams and leaders of Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits around the world and is the author of "Drawing Solutions: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life." In January 2012, Dobrowolski spoke at TEDxRainier on Draw Your Future.

Author Siobhan Fallon joins the One More Page Daytime Book Group to discuss her book, "You Know when the Men are Gone," on Friday, June 8th at 11 am.

On Saturday, June 9th at 6 pm, One More Page Books hosts a launch party for New York Times bestselling author John Gilstrap to celebrate the publication of his newest thriller, "Damage Control."

One More Page hosts a launch party on Sunday, June 10th at 5 pm, for "Team Cul de Sac: Cartoonists Draw the Line at Parkinson's," a collection of work from cartoonists around the country in tribute to Arlington’s own Richard Thompson, author and illustrator of the popular "Cul de Sac" comic strip. A portion of the event’s sales will be donated to Team Cul de Sac, a division of Team Fox and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Wine and light refreshments will be offered and Small Press Expo, a sponsor of the event, will distribute passes to SPX2012 with each book purchase.

Thirteen-year-old ex-pat Jonathan Titus visits from New Delhi on Tuesday, June 12th, at 7 pm, to share "The Recycle of Life: From Elephant Poop to Paper," a beautifully illustrated storybook shaped from an amusing recycling tale. Jonathan’s goal is to raise more than $4,000 from the sales of his charming book and donate the proceeds to people in need in India.

Author Daniel Kalla discusses and signs "The Far Side of the Sky," on Wednesday June 13th at 7 pm. Kalla’s most recent book weaves together political intrigue, romance and medical drama in a sweeping account of European and Asian culture during World War II.

Authors Tim Wendel and Paul Dickson make a joint appearance at One More Page on Thursday, June 14th at 7 pm, to sign books and chat about baseball. Wendel’s latest release is "Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball – and America – Forever," and Dickson’s newest book is "Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick."

On Friday, June 15th at 7 pm, Karna Small Bodman promotes her latest political thriller, "Castle Bravo." Bodman has built an impressive career – from journalist to news anchor to Deputy Press Secretary to Senior Director and spokesperson for the National Security Council.

On Wednesday, June 20th at 7 pm, Deputy Editor of "The Washington Post Magazine," David Rowell, celebrates the paperback release of "The Train of Small Mercies," a fictional account of Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral train along its journey from New York to Washington.

One More Page hosts a launch party and book signing on Thursday, June 21st at 7 pm, for Alma Katsu’s "The Reckoning" her follow up to "The Taker," an American Library Association-Booklist Top Ten Debut Novel of 2011.

On Wednesday, June 27th at 7 pm, satirical cartoonist Tim Kreider will be at the store to sign his candid and comically illustrated collection of essays, "We Learn Nothing."

Nichole Bernier discusses and signs her debut novel, "The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D," on Thursday, June 28th at 7 pm. Set in the summer following the September 11th attacks, this story of two women is a meditation on the aspects of character that people choose to show – and which they choose to conceal.

The One More Page Book Club meets on Monday, June 18th at 7 pm to discuss "The Language of Flowers: A Novel" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. The Mystery/Suspense Book Club discusses "Ratking: An Aurelio Zin Mystery" by Michael Dibdin, on Tuesday, June 19th at 7 pm. The Spiritual/Philosophy Book Club and the Nonfiction Book Club will not meet over the summer.

About One More Page Books

One More Page is located at 2200 North Westmoreland Street in Arlington, VA, and carries more than 6,000 quality titles for adults and children, wine, chocolates, greeting cards and featured art products by local artists. Operating hours are from 10 am – 8 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 10 am – 5 pm on Sunday. More information can be found on the store’s website,