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Hot Happenings: June 17 – 21

Hot Happenings: June 17 – 21
... who is known for his use of bright colors and vivid images has expanded his business model with a step into the field of publishing children’s books. His first book titled, My Alphabet Playbook, brings the ABC’s to life with this attractive puzzle board book. While children read through the book, they can take out the letters to build their own miniature sculptures. Romero Britto will be at books & books at the Bal Harbour Shops on Sunday, June 20 at 12:30 pm to walk kids through...
June 17th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, Restaurants & Bars

Award Winning Authors at Seattle Arts & Lectures 2010-11 Series

Award Winning Authors at Seattle Arts & Lectures 2010-11 Series
... genre.  This prolific author is always a popular speaker. November 9th – Daniel Handler, as Lemony Snicket, is the author of 13 children’s books in the best selling series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (also made into a movie).  He also plays a mean accordion. December 8th – John Richardson, biographer of Picasso, appears in conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum’s Picasso exhibit. January 24th – Elizabeth Strout, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, explores concepts of love, loss...
June 2nd, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: arts, books, lecture

Book Launch: Connect the Dots by Rashmi Bansal

Book Launch: Connect the Dots by Rashmi Bansal
The Oxford bookstore plays host to the book launch of Connect the Dots by Rashmi Bansal. This is the second book by Rashmi Bansal. Her first one Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish sold over 200,000 copies and has been translated into 8 Indian languages. This makes Rashmi one of the most successful Indian authors ever. She launched Indian’s first youth magazine called JAM after completing college. She also happens to be the Consulting Editor at Bloomberg UTV. Connect the Dots by Indian Author - Rashmi Bansal About...
May 28th, 2010 | induspride | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, bookstores, Events

Temple Bar Book Market in Dublin

Temple Bar Book Market in Dublin
... see. I love heading to Temple Bar Square for a browse of the Temple Bar book market. On Saturdays the square becomes home to carts of secondhand books. Even if I plan on browsing, I am always tempted to make several purchases by everything from beautiful full-color Irish cookbooks to classics to Irish poetry. They often have lightly-used copies of recent bestsellers as well. Beyond the books, Temple Bar Square has a great atmosphere on a Saturday. Most of the time you will be treated to some free...
May 28th, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, books, featuredarticle

Buenos Aires Is The City For Book Lovers

Buenos Aires Is The City For Book Lovers
Buenos Aires is a literary city, with lots of bookstores and well organized book fairs, although unfortunately you will not find many public libraries. Still, in keeping with its literary tradition, Buenos Aires is one of the best places on the continent to buy books. It has a flourishing book industry, one of the most competitive in Latin America. During the 20th century many important bookstores and publishing houses were open, such as Librería de la Ciudad, frequently visited by the late Jorge...
May 10th, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: books, bookstores, featuredarticle, local culture, The Arts

Hot Events this Week – April 26 to May 2

Hot Events this Week – April 26 to May 2
... Wild Olives Cafe is located at 477 S Rosemary Avenue (next to Macy’s) in CityPlace. 561.832.7771 April 29, 7:30 p.m. Ruth Reichl will be at books & books discussing and signing copies of her latest book, For You, Mom, Finally. In this book, Ms. Reichl takes the reader on a journey of the investigation of the life of a woman she never really knew through old letters and diaries of her mother. Tickets are $5 and can be used toward the purchase of For You, Mom, Finally or any other book at...
April 26th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: books, pets, restaurant

The Winner of a Copy of the Historic Walking Guide to Edinburgh

The Winner of a Copy of the Historic Walking Guide to Edinburgh
... are you waiting for?  Get your copy on Amazon today! For more information on the guide, visit the Edinburgh Historic Walking Guide website. Tags: books, historic, walking ...
November 21st, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: books, historic, walking

Take an Inside Look at Andre Agassi

Take an Inside Look at Andre Agassi
... 6:30 pm Where: Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Boulevard in Coral Gables Cost: Tickets are required. Through your purchase of OPEN ($28.95 plus tax) at books & books, you will receive one ticket to this event. Hold on the bottom portion of your ticket for your own personal copy of OPEN when it is released on Nov. 9. You can pick up the copy at the Nov. 16 event or at any books & books location. From a high school dropout to a professional tennis star, Andre Agassi reveals a look at his whirlwind...
November 9th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: andre agassi, books, featuredarticle, tennis

Historic Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge

Historic Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge
... 1885.  Historic Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge is available at www.turnerpublishing.com, www.amazon.com , or www.powells.com for $39.95.  Tags: books, brooklyn bridge, History & Information ...
October 15th, 2009 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: books, brooklyn bridge, History & Information

10 Things to Do in Chicago This Fall

... GEvent.addListener(map,'resize', function() { map.setCenter(map._lastCenter); }); } Tags: Arts and Entertainment, Bars and Clubs, books, Chicago, Events, fall events, festival, free, Halloween, kid friendly, music, News, parades, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Thanksgiving, top ten ...
September 18th, 2009 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Bars and Clubs, books, Chicago, Events, fall events, festival, free, Halloween, kid friendly, music, News, parades, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Thanksgiving, top ten

Photo Op: Microsoft Auditorium, Seattle Public Library

... in the United States, its sad to be without FREE public access to a library. Photo credit: Jeff Wilcox @flickr Tags: architecture, books, downtown library, library, Photos, reading, Seattle Public Library ...
September 13th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: architecture, books, downtown library, library, Photos, reading, Seattle Public Library

Meet Top Authors at the National Book Festival

... histories  Festival-goers can meet and listen to discussions and presentations from their favorite fiction and non-fiction authors, purchase books by authors attending the festival and have their books signed by the author. The festival is split into six pavilions, including Fiction, Mysteries & Thrillers, History & Biography,Children, Teens & Children, and Poetry & Prose. For families, kids can have their photo taken with one of several PBS storybook characters and participate...
September 11th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, Events, Family Friendly, festival, Freebies - Free or No Cost, National Book Festival, National Mall, Washington DC, writers

Best Books about Los Angeles and Vicinity

Top 5 Best books: 1. National Geographic Traveler: Los Angeles 2. National Geographic Traveler: San Diego 3. Why Stop? A Guide to California Roadside Markers 4. Spiral Guide: Los Angeles 5. AA CityPack Los Angeles All have been either authored or co-authored by yours truly. Therefore, they are brilliant. Of the dozens of books I have written or contributed to, my favorite is National Geographic Traveler: Los Angeles. It has been translated into Chinese because the Chinese love L.A. and a Hungarian...
September 2nd, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, books, historical markers, History & Info, national geographic, travel guides

Treasure trove for book worms

Finding English language books in Rio can be a real struggle. While there are plenty of stores selling new books, these can be quite staggeringly expensive (as can imported magazines…I have seen American Vogue on sale for up to R$100), and rummaging through second-hand bookstores’ English language section is often a fruitless search through piles of tatty romance novels. It was a pleasant surprise then, when a wrong turning while trying to find a short cut from Santa Teresa to Centro...
August 16th, 2009 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, bargains, books, bookshops, English-language books, Family Friendly, Hemingway, News, second-hand, Shopping

Visit the West Port Book Festival this August in Edinburgh

... website: We’re not Alternative, we’re just ourselves. If you come to check out this awesome festival, here’s some of the used bookstore antics that await you: Just seeing some of these historic bookshops is an experience in itself – racks and racks of old classics, trashy novels, and everything in between.  Even if your’e not an avid reader, you just have to see these places – quirky and sometimes right out of a Harry Potter novel/movie. The festival programme...
July 20th, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: books, Events, festival, literature, used books

Experience America with USA 101: A Guide to America’s Iconic Places, Events, and Festivals.

... of the country,” included were tent rivals and the Mississippi Delta, which McKechnie was all ready was familiar with from his Motorcycle guidebooks. “I really love the Delta. I enjoy being out on the open road and driving on Highway 61. It’s incredible to think about all of the great music that came out of the area.” All in all, he says that the country as a whole is pretty amazing. “You see these little bits of America and realize how special the country truly is. We are lucky to have...
July 16th, 2009 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, Hidden Gems, Historic Travel, off-the-beaten-path, road trip, Southern-Byways, Things to See in Texas

Get Out in Glebe

Glebe has long been considered Sydney’s bohemian hub thanks to the youthful spirit of the nearby Sydney Uni, its unique bookstores and cafes, and the weekly institution of the Saturday markets. This is what keeps creative types of all ages coming back for more. First there’s the book trail, stores which delight literary buffs searching for hard-to-find books and tomes that are just a little left of centre. Gleebooks is a must see for its diverse range of new and second-hand books, and the...
July 5th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, cafes, Glebe, suburbs, The Arts

Summer Camps for Kids

... ADVENTURES in Burns Bog 604-572-0373 For information on selecting camps:  BC CAMPING ASSOC. Tags: adventure, Announcements, books, camps, Family Friendly, music, Outdoors & Recreation, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, sports, The Arts ...
June 7th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: adventure, Announcements, books, camps, Family Friendly, music, Outdoors & Recreation, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, sports, The Arts

“Telex From Cuba”

... arms dealer La Mazière (also at the bar) Boring 1950s American food Rum–both premium and rotgut The twins, Val and Pamela Tags: books, Cuba, News, The Arts ...
June 7th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: books, Cuba, News, The Arts

Maxvorstadt Hof-Flea Market: Bargain Shopping in a Backyard

... and businesses alike will be offering some fantastic deals! For example, the Munich Readery will be holding a sale on hundreds of English language books for 1€-2€! This a one of a kind opportunity for you to not only find something fabulous, but also get a better feel of what living in Maxvorstadt is like. May I just say that I absolutely love living in this historical and prestigious area. Maxvorstadt is home to some of the most historical as well as gorgeous residential buildings in all of...
May 18th, 2009 | themunichguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: antiques, architecture, books, Events, Family Friendly, flea market, history, History & Information, innenhof, maxvorstadt, Shopping