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Barrett Bookstore to Hold Online Discussion with Author/Director of ‘Emperors of the Deep’ About Sharks

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Barrett Bookstore invites you to watch and listen to William McKeever, author of “Emperors of the Deep” (and producer of a documentary of the same name) about sharks, in an online discussion. The event takes place this Thursday, April 2, starting at 5 p.m. on Zoom, an app which you’ll need to download before the event. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bicentennial Exhibition and Commemorative Book on Life in Darien 200 Years Ago

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What was it like to live in Darien 200 years ago? As the town celebrates its 200th birthday it’s an opportune time to ask the question. A new exhibition and commemorative book, Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times by Darien Historical Society Historian Ken Reiss, will open with a Champagne Gala on Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Darien Historical Society, 25 Old Kings Highway North, Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bestselling Author, Actress, Philanthropist Deborah Goodrich Royce to Speak March 5 at Opus Luncheon

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Author Deborah Goodrich Royce will speak on March 5 about her best-selling book, “Finding Mrs. Ford,” as well as her storied career as an actress and philanthropist at the annual Spring Luncheon of Opus for Person-to-Person. (more…) Continue Reading →

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NYT Columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn To Speak at Breakfast Event Feb 11

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New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, Sheryl WuDunn, will speak next week about their new book, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope,” at a downtown Stamford breakfast fundraiser. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Curious About What It’s Like to Be an Actor? Matt Newton Has a Book for You — and He’ll Sign it on Feb 13

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If you’ve got ambitions of becoming an actor or are just curious, you can talk about it with Matt Newton, an acting coach with a studio in Darien who will discuss his book “The No B.S. Guide to the Acting Biz,” answer questions and sign copies on Feb. 13 at Barrett Bookstore. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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