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Lunch With ‘All the Ways We Said Goodbye’ Authors Beatriz Williams and Laura Willig

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Barrett Bookstore invites you to an intimate lunch at Wee Burn Country Club with Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig to celebrate the release of their latest novel, All the Ways We Said Goodbye. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Patricia Chadwick Talks Jan 7 About Her Memoir and Unorthodox, Sometimes Cruel Upbringing

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Patricia Walsh Chadwick, author of a memoir, Little Sister, will discuss her book on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at New Canaan Library. A tale of resilience and grace, Chadwick tells the story of her unorthodox and, at times, cruel upbringing with both an unflinching and a forgiving eye. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Publishers Choose and Market Books: Talk at DCA Women’s Luncheon Dec 3

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The Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheons will feature “How a Book is Published and Marketed,” for their luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at at the DCA. Plus Barrett Bookstore, which is presenting the event, will be available to give helpful guidance for book groups and ideas for Christmas gifts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chrishaunda Lee Perez, Author of ‘We Come as Girls. We Leave as Women,’ Visits the Depot Nov 3

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Please come to the Darien Depot Youth Center on Sunday, Nov. 3 for a chat with the author, Chrishaunda Lee Perez, as she discusses the themes of her new debut novel, “We Come as Girls. We Leave as Women.” If you have a daughter, this is an afternoon you will not want to miss. Bring them. Continue Reading →

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Chase Reynolds, Author of ‘Cabin Style,’ About Luxury Resort Homes, Visits Darien

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Barrett Bookstore on Saturday hosts author Chase Reynolds Ewald, who will talk about and sign copies of her new book, Cabin Style, “an up-close look at some of the most exclusive architect-designed cabins, ranch houses, and lodges located in popular resort areas.” She won’t be at the bookstore, however, but at Neat Darien coffee shop at 20 Grove St. (Grove Street Plaza). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cartoonist Rachel Lindsay to Talk About Her ‘Rx: A Graphic Memoir’ Wednesday at Library

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How do you choose between sanity and happiness? On Wednesday afternoon, Cartoonist Rachel Lindsay will visit Darien Library to talk about her book, Rx: A Graphic Memoir. Lindsay has been called a powerful new voice in “graphic medicine,” a literary genre that uses comics to tell personal stories of illness and health. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Easier Cooking: Bestselling Author Ellie Krieger Talks at Library Thursday About Her New Book

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Acclaimed best-selling author, nutritionist, and James Beard Award winner, Ellie Krieger, will visit Darien Library on Thursday, Oct. 17 to talk about her new cookbook, WHOLE IN ONE: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Founder of Moms Demand Action to Visit Darien Sept 19, Get Your Ticket Soon

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Barrett Bookstore and the League of Women Voters Darien are pleased to welcome Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action and author of Fight Like A Mother, to town on Thursday, Sept. 19 for a benefit luncheon. You can buy your ticket today at the league’s website. or by mail (must be in by Sept. 12; see the poster below for the address). Continue Reading →

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