Events

  • 08/21/2014 - 7:30pm
      In MORE CURIOUS, Sean Wilsey travels across the U.S., from the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, to the isolated artists' enclave of Marfa, Texas, to the boardrooms and ballrooms of post–9/11 New York City. Wherever he is, Wilsey captures his surroundings with the precision of a photographer and the raw grace of a skateboarder (he's an amateur practitioner of both arts). These essays -- some of...
  • 08/28/2014 - 7:30pm
       From the origins of kindergarten to sweeping educational theories, Lewis Buzbee delivers a charming and personal appreciation of a life spent in the classroom.   Lewis was a self-proclaimed "average student", one whose parents did not go to college. After the death of his father, he began to spiral downward, but was saved from failing high school by attentive teachers -- teachers...
  • 09/10/2014 - 7:30pm
      So sorry: tickets for this event are sold out. If you would like to order a signed copy of What If?, let us know in the store, on the phone, by mail, or online; we will do our best to obtain a signed copy and hold it for you to pick up after the event or ship it to you.      A Special Evening withRANDALL MUNROE WHAT IF? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical...
  • 09/14/2014 - 10:30am
       "Take My Word For It!" is a word incubator - a place where kids can feel safe and supported while they grow as writers. Its creative writing program, designed especially for young authors, reminds kids that when it comes to their imaginations, the sky's the limit. So if you love to write or would like to make better friends with the written word in a safe, supportive environment,...
  • 09/24/2014 - 7:30pm
      The Booksmith Presents An Evening with David Mitchell   An elegant conjurer of interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and master prose stylist, David Mitchell—the prizewinning author of Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green, and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet—has become one of the leading literary voices of his generation. His hypnotic new novel, The Bone Clocks, crackles with...