Local Arlington, VA, independent bookstore hosts announces its Summer 2012 event lineup, including author talks and book club discussions.
Online PR News – 18-June-2012 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, will host several author talks and book club discussions this summer. All events are free and open to the public.
On Monday, July 2nd at 7 pm, author Katherine Sharpe, a native of Arlington, VA, visits One More Page to promote her debut – and very timely – book, "Coming of Age on Zoloft: How Antidepressants Cheered Us Up, Let Us Down, and Changed Who We Are."
On Wednesday, July 11th at 7 pm, author Emily Jeanne Miller, born and raised in Washington, D.C., discusses her debut novel, "Brand New Human Being," an exploration of marriage and family in which a man is tested by his father’s death, his wife’s emotional distance and his son’s exasperating behavior – and further addled by a crush on his widowed stepmother.
Sara Taber talks about her thoughtful memoir, "Born Under an Assumed Name: The Memoir of a Cold War Spy’s Daughter," on Thursday, July 12th at 7 pm. As she moves from country to country, young Sara confronts the generosity, greatness and tragedy that America brings to the world.
One More Page welcomes mystery writer Donna Andrews on Wednesday, July 18th at 7 pm, to discuss and sign "Some Like It Hawk," her latest installment in the highly popular Meg Langslow Mystery Series.
On Wednesday, July 25th at 7 pm, acclaimed author and clinician Dr. Madeline Levine discusses "Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success." Dr. Levine’s newest book encourages parents to shift from a hyper-parenting style to one that focuses on protective factors contributing to a healthier and saner family.
On Thursday, August 2nd at 7 pm, The New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean discusses his witty and entertaining new book, "The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code." Kean’s book, "The Disappearing Spoon And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements" is a store favorite.
Writer and decorated U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer Benjamin Busch visits One More Page on Monday, August 6th at 7 pm, to talk about "Dust to Dust, "his layered and extraordinary memoir about ordinary things – life and death, peace and war, childhood adventures and the revelations of adulthood.
On Thursday, August 23rd at 7 pm, One More Page hosts Scandinavian Noir in Translation, an evening with translator K.E. Semmel who has played a key role in bringing immensely popular Scandinavian crime fiction works to English-speaking audiences. Recent translations include Karin Fossum's "The Caller" and Jussi Adler-Olsen's "The Absent One."
One More Page Book Club meets on Tuesday, July 3, at 7 pm to discuss "The Gods of Gotham" by Lyndsay Faye and on Tuesday, August 7th at 7 pm to talk about "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett. The Daytime Book Club chats about "The Leftovers" by Tom Perrotta on Friday, July 13, at 11 am. On Tuesday, July 17, at 7 pm, the Mystery/Suspense Book Club discusses "A Small Death in the Great Glen" by A.D. Scott. The Nonfiction and Spiritual/Philosophy book clubs are on hiatus for 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, www.onemorepagebooks.com.