Amazon Natives, DC Local History, Presidential Murder Plots and More At One More Page Books!
01/30/2013

Local independent Arlington, VA, bookstore announces author signings, book club discussions and a wine tasting for February 2013.

Online PR News – 30-January-2013 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, announces its February event schedule. All events are free admission and open to the public.

On Monday, February 4th at 7 pm, One More Page welcomes local author Raima Larter to discuss "The Gate of Heaven and Other Story Worlds." Larter is a writer and scientist from Arlington, VA. More information about her can be found at www.raimalarter.com.

On Wednesday, February 6, at 7 pm, Scott Wallace visits the store to share his fascinating book, "The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes." Wallace’s account of one of the world’s last undiscovered indigenous tribes has been named by Booklist as one of the Top Ten Literary Travel Books of the year, as well as earning a Silver Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award competition and being chosen as an official selection of this year's Miami Book Fair International.

On Monday, February 11th at 7 pm, Stephen Hayes reads and signs "Light on Dark Water," a story of a Vietnam War veteran’s fight to survive at sea while struggling with his sense of anger and remorse.

One More Page hosts a wine and chocolate tasting on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm.

On Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm, Garret Peck discusses and signs his follow up to "The Potomac River: A History and Guide." "The Smithsonian Castle and the Seneca Quarry" unveils the previously untold history of the quarry owners and emancipated slaves who were integral to building the red sandstone Romanesque castle that dominates the National Mall.

On Saturday, February 16th at 7 pm, One More Page hosts Voices in the Glen, a storytelling fundraiser for the Island Park, NY library and other libraries that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Paul Dickson returns to One More Page on Wednesday, February 20th at 7 pm, to share "Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents," the first collection of new words and lexical curiosities originating on Pennsylvania Avenue by America’s founding fathers.

On Thursday, February 21st at 7 pm, journalist John Muller promotes "Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia," an exploration of the last eighteen years of Douglass’ life in Anacostia.

On Saturday, February 23 at 1 pm, Daniel Stashower headlines the Sisters in Crime! Luncheon. Stashower is the author of "The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War." This event takes places next door to One More Page, in the Westlee Condominium reception room.

Rose Solari and Richard Peabody visit the store on Thursday, February 28, at 7 pm to discuss their work. Solari is an award-winning journalist, poet, playwright and author of "A Secret Woman," a debut novel. Peabody, founder of Gargoyle Magazine and the editor of more than twenty anthologies of fiction, has recently published "Blue Suburban Skies," a collection of short stories, and "Speed Enforced by Aircraft," an anthology of poems.

The One More Page Fiction Book Club meets on Tuesday, February 5th at 7 pm to chat about "In Need of a Good Wife" by Kelly O’Connor McNees. The Daytime Book Club discusses "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith on Friday, February 8th at 11 am. On Tuesday, February 19th at 7 pm, the Mystery/Suspense Book Club talks about "Killed at the Whim of a Hat: A Jimm Juree Mystery" by Colin Cotterill

About One More Page

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, gourmet chocolates, greeting cards and featured art products by local artists. Store hours are from 10 am – 8 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 12 noon – 5 pm on Sunday. More information can be found at www.onemorepagebooks.com.