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Author James Mustich to Talk About His ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’

James Mustich
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Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that’s as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising, and enlightening as the 1,000-plus titles it recommends. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Teacher Matt Pavia and Father, Tony Pavia, to Talk About Their New Book on Stamfordites in the Vietnam War

Authors of An American Town in the Vietnam War
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Matt Pavia, a Darien High School teacher, and his father, Tony Pavia, co-authors of An American Town and the Vietnam War, will talk about the book and sign copies of it at Darien Library this Wednesday evening. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author to Talk About Her Nephew’s Recovery From Opioid Addiction, Sept 25 in Greenwich

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The story of how one young man triumphed over opioid addition is the subject of award-winning author Renée Hodges’ memoir, Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community, which she’ll discuss at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the YWCA in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Meet Three Authors, Get Their Books for Summer Reading at ‘Ladies of Summer’ Event

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Three authors who have books coming out just in time for great summer reading will be at Barrett Bookstore’s annual “Ladies of Summer” evening. All three novels are perfect to put in your beach bag or take along on vacation. The fourth annual event,with authors Lauren Weisberger, Karen White and Hannah McKinnon, will start at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: Get a Reward by Touring CT’s Independent Book Stores: Your Driving May Keep Them Thriving

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Barrett Bookstore is joining 20 Connecticut bookstores to celebrate INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY! For many of you who have trouble driving past a bookstore, here is a great opportunity to get on the road and visit as many of the unique independents scattered through the state as your time and energy permits. (more…) Continue Reading →

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