Local indie bookstore hosts visits by authors including Susan Coll, Mark Gilleo, Alan Cheuse, Jeffrey Condran, Anna Whiston-Donaldson, A.X. Ahmad, Monica Bhide.
Online PR News – 26-August-2014 – Arlington, VA – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, announces its September 2014 event schedule. All events are free and open to the public.
Friday, September 5th at 6:30 pm: One More Page hosts a wine tasting along with a visit by author Susan Coll, whose latest novel, “The Stager,” is a dark comedy about marriage, real estate and modern life. Ms. Coll is the Events and Programs Director at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. and author of Beach Week, Acceptance, Rockville Pike, and karlmarx.com.
Saturday, September 6th at 7 pm: The store hosts a launch party for Mark Gilleo and his newest thriller, “Favors and Lies,” featuring a private detective working in Washington, DC.
Sunday, September 7th at 4 pm: National Public Radio's book commentator and author Alan Cheuse reads from “An Authentic Captain Marvel Ring and Other Stories” and author Jeffrey Condran shares from his new release, "Prague Summer."
Tuesday, September 9th at 7 pm: Farmer’s daughter, food writer, and food advocate Nina Planck shares from her newest cookbook, “The Real Food Cookbook: Traditional Dishes.”
Wednesday, September 10th at 7 pm: Best-selling author Chris Guillebeau promotes “The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life.”
In conjunction with George Mason University’s Fall for the Book Festival, One More Page hosts the following four events:
Thursday, September 11 at 7 pm: Anna Whiston-Donaldson, who lives in Vienna, VA, discusses and signs "Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love," her beautiful and candid memoir of losing her young son in the 2011 flash flood that swept through Fairfax County.
Saturday, September 13th at 8 pm: Noir at the Bar, an after-hours party featuring area writers working at the darker end of the suspense spectrum. Participants include Bruce Holsinger, (“A Burnable Book”); Terry Irving (“Courier”); Dana King (“A Small Sacrifice”), Nik Korpon, (“Stay God, Sweet Angel”); Elisa Nader (“Escape From Eden”); Laura Ellen Scott (“Death Wishing”); Kieran Shea (“Koko Takes a Holiday”); and Steve Weddle (“Country Hardball”). E.A. Aymar, author of “I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead,” emcees the evening’s entertainment and author David Montgomery is the evening's mixologist and bartender.
Sunday, September 14th at 4:30 pm: YA Panel featuring award-winning authors Gigi Amateau (“Come August, Come Freedom: The Bellows, the Gallows and the Black General Gabriel”); Edwin Fontanez (“The Illuminated Forest”); Kristen Lippert-Martin (“Tabula Rasa”); Meg Medina (“Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass”); and A.B. Westrick (“Brotherhood”).
Thursday, September 18th at 7 pm: A.X. Ahmad returns to the store to share from "The Last Taxi Ride: A Ranjit Singh Novel" along with Monica Bhide who authored a story in the new collection "Singapore Noir."
Monday, September 15th at 4:30 pm: Authors and illustrators Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman share from their more recent books. Ms. Telgemeier’s “Sisters” is a companion to her best-selling graphic memoir, “Smile,” and Mr. Roman’s “Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry” is the second installment in his popular series.
Monday, September 15th at 7 pm: The store hosts a Regional Author Panel with Bill Gourgey ("Nu Logic"), Amanda Holmes Duffy ("I Know Where I am When I'm Falling”), Joy Rains ("Meditation Illuminated”), and Kelly Ann Jacobson, editor of "Answers I'll Accept."
Wednesday, September 17th at 7 pm: Local historian and “Our Man in Arlington” Charlie Clark discusses and signs "Arlington County Chronicles," a collection of his most humorous and interesting columns.
Tuesday, September 23rd at 7pm: Author and illustrator Cece Bell visits the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, located at 3260 R Street NW in Washington, D.C., to discuss and sign “El Deafo,” a graphic novel memoir that chronicles her loss of hearing at a young age.
Tuesday, September 23rd at 7:30 pm: Anna Whiston-Donaldson speaks about “Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love” at Patrick Henry Library, located at 101 Maple Ave. East in Vienna, VA.
Wednesday, September 24th at 7 pm: Debut authors Marissa Stapley and Jennifer Close, discuss their new releases, “Mating for Life” and “Girls in White Dresses,” respectively.
Saturday, September 27th at 6 pm: The Waterbear Reading Series concludes with four area writers: Michelle Dove, Washington D.C. resident and author of the forthcoming “Radio Cacophony;” Richmond, VA writer Marie Potoczny Norton; Allison Titus, author of “The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing to Do with Fire;” and Katy Resch, whose story collection, “Adult Daughters,” is forthcoming.
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. Regular operating 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.