Author Events

Apr 21, 2014 7:00 PM

620 Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka IL 60093

The Book Stall welcomes three of the country’s leading scientists all with current and former leadership roles at The Field Museum in Chicago, for a joint presentation centered around their new books. Speakers are Dr. Robert Martin, author of How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction, Dr. Lance Grande, author of The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time, and Dr. Peter Crane, author of Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot.

For more information see the event listing at the Bookstall website.

Apr 22, 2014 7:00 PM

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Margaret Liebman Berger Forum
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018-2788

Camilo Vergara and journalist Graciela Mochkofsky talk about Harlem in light of Vergara’s latest book, Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto, a photographic chronicle of transformations in America’s most famous African-American neighborhood.

For more information see the New York Public Library website.

Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM

The Palace Hotel
Two New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Join Hillary L. Chute, author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics and most recently, Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists, for talk in which Chute will offer a brief history of different contemporary forms of autobiographical practice, and assess the rise of formats like comics and zines to address the self.

Cost: $20/person for general admission
$10/person for recent graduates (College alumni of the past ten years and graduate alumni of the past five years)

For more information see the U of C alumni events calendar.

Apr 24, 2014 5:00 PM

Eck Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Margaret Doody launches and signs her new three part mystery series: The Aristotle Detective Novels.

For more information see the facebook page for the event.


Apr 25, 2014 6:00 PM

Arkansas Arts Center
501 E 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72202

Mary Ann Caws, author of The Modern Art Cookbook, will speak about her new book exploring the parallels between the art of cuisine and the visual and verbal arts. Afterwards, taste dishes such as Cezanne's baked tomatoes and Robert Motherwell's whiskey cake, then, wander the galleries to see art, possibly inspired by the dish just tasted.

Art & Food I
Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
FREE Reservations: 501-372-4000

Art & Food II
Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
$20 Artists Buffet at Best Impressions: 501-907-5946

Apr 26, 2014 1:00 PM

600 Pine St.
Suite 107
Seattle, WA 98101

Visit Barnes & Noble from 1:00 to 7:00 pm on Saturday August 26 and meet an amazing group of local authors including Gordon H. Orians, whose new book Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare offers a fascinating exploration of our emotional and aesthetic responses to nature have been shaped by our evolutionary past.

For more information see the event details on the Barnes & Noble events calendar.


Apr 27, 2014 1:00 PM

129 Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098

Join Stuart Shea, author of Wrigley Field: The Long Life and Contentious Times of the Friendly Confines, for a meet the author event at Read Between the Lynes in Woodstock.

For more information see the Read Between the Lynes events page.

Apr 27, 2014 3:00 PM

Gustavus Swift mansion
4848 South Ellis Avenue
Kenwood, Chicago, IL 60653

Susan O'Conner Davis, author of Chicago's Historic Hyde Park, will speak.

For further information contact the Hyde Park Historical Society. (773) 493-1893.

Apr 30, 2014 7:00 PM

Hunnewell Building
125 Arborway
Boston, MA 02130

Richard Primack, author of Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods, discusses how warming temperatures have altered Thoreau's Concord.

Fee Free member, $5 nonmember

For more information and to register for the event see the Arnold Arboretum events calendar.