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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Write Stuff: Al Franken At Shubert; Sharon Hosts Summer Book Signing by Carole Goldberg

More than 30 authors and illustrators will take part in the 21st annual Sharon Summer Book Signing, which benefits Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, under tents on the town green at 10 Upper Main…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Author Festival In Avon, Former Cubs Player At R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

The free Local Author Festival presented by Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, will continue Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. with a Biography/Memoir Author Panel featuring…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Write Stuff: Cornelius Eady, Emily Junmin Yoon Up Next At Sunken Garden by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will continue its 25th anniversary season on Wednesday, July 19, on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farm…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Write Stuff: Sunken Garden Continues With 'Poetry Of Our World' by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will continue its 25th anniversary season on Sunday, July 9, on the grounds of the Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farm…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Write Stuff: CT Authors Trail Hosting Dozens Of Free Talks by Carole Goldberg

The ninth annual Connecticut Authors Trail begins Thursday, July 6, with a free talk by Diana Ross McCain, historian and author, at 6:30 p.m. at the Janet Carlson Calvert Library, 5 Tyler Dr…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

R.J. Julia Hosts Book Events In Madison, Westbrook by Carole Goldberg

Four novelists, two authors of a book about Hammonassett State Park and an illustrator of children's books will speak at events presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison. All require re…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Opening 25th Season by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will begin its 25th anniversary season June 21 on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farmington. Beginning …

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Author Fest In Avon; Free Rose Garden Poetry Reading by Carole Goldberg

The Local Author Festival presented by Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, returns with a kickoff talk on June 17 at 2 p.m. by author Ann Leary, who is celebrating the rel…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Write Stuff: A Rare Appearance By John Grisham by Carole Goldberg

On June 8, at its seventh annual Big Tent Jubilee, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will award the 2017 Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice to Bryan Stevenson, author of the me…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Write Stuff: R.J. Julia Hosts Scott Turow Talk; Tyson At Mohegan by Carole Goldberg

Scott Turow, the author of best-selling thrillers that began with 1987's "Presumed Innocent," will speak May 30 at 7 p.m. at a program at Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, pr…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Write Stuff: Authors At RJ Julia; Talk On Southern Belles At Twain House by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, will present free talks by authors of fiction, memoir and poetry. On May 21 at 10:30 a.m., Shoshana Banana will talk about her fact-bas…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Write Stuff: Abdul-Jabbar At College Street; Poet Blanco In Mystic by Carole Goldberg

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hall of Fame basketball star and all-time leading NBA scorer, humanitarian, Presidential Medal of Freedom winner and best-selling author, will give a talk May 17 at 6 p.…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Write Stuff: R.J. Julia Presents NPR Host Diane Rehm by Carole Goldberg

Diane Rehm, the popular NPR host, will speak Thursday, May 11, at 7 p.m. at Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. Rehm will discuss her memoir "On My Own" (Knop…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Poets At R.J. Julia, Authors At Bank Square Books by Carole Goldberg

Poetry, politics, rescue and romance will be discussed by authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or rjjulia.c…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Write Stuff: 'Orphan Train' Author In Simsbury; Poetry Month Celebrations by Carole Goldberg

The annual Booked for Lunch author luncheon presented by the Friends of the Simsbury Library and featuring a talk by Christina Baker Kline, author of the best-selling "Orphan Train" and "A P…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Write Stuff: Poetry Month Events, Thoreau Discussion by Carole Goldberg

Was Henry David Thoreau, the 19th century New England philosopher and essayist, more a boatman than a woodsman? Robert M. Thorson, a geology professor at UConn's Center for Integrative Geosc…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Author Events: Dancer Misty Copeland To Discuss 'Ballerina Body' by Carole Goldberg

Ballerina Misty Copeland, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre and author of the best-selling memoir "Life in Motion" and the children's book, "Firebird," will discuss her new book,…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Write Stuff: Chelsea Clinton To Sign New Book At R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Bookseller, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, will host a book signing by Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Hillary and former President Bill Clinton, on April 5 at 7 p.m. Chelsea Clinton…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Write Stuff: R.J. Julia To Host A Podcast Party by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, will present free talks about nonfiction books and the store's podcasts. On March 26, at 2 p.m., Dan Slater will talk about his nonfict…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Anne Garrels At Simsbury Library; Aphorisms Workshop At HPL by Carole Goldberg

Anne Garrels, NPR journalist and author of "Putin Country: A Journey Into The Real Russia" (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $26), will give a free talk presented by the Friends of the Simsbury P…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo Coming To Bushnell, R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

Local and independent authors and the celebrity known as the Long Island medium will appear at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Reservations are required: 203-245-3959 …

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Authors In Glastonbury, New London, R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, will offer free talks by novelists. On Monday, March 6, at 7 p.m., Durham author Kristan Higgins will discuss "On Second Thought" (Harl…

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Little Golden Books Editor At R.J. Julia; Poets for Daughters and Sisters at Middletown's Buttonwood Tree by Carole Goldberg

Readers of a certain age may have fond memories of the Little Golden Books for children. Launched during World War II, they became popular with kids worldwide. Titles included "The Poky Litt…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Billy Collins To Open Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, Free Poetry Readings At UConn by Carole Goldberg

The nationally acclaimed Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will begin its 25th anniversary season June 21 on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, F…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Gina Barreca Talks About Being Funny In 2017; New R.J. Julia Podcast by Carole Goldberg

Gina Barreca, the best-selling author, humorist and UConn professor of English and feminist theory, will visit the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Thursday, Feb.…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Free Local Author Talks At R.J. Julia; African American Poetry Read-in at Coffee House by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison will host free programs with local authors and a prize-winning writer of thrillers who lives in Salem, Mass. A Local Author Night Memoir…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

'I Liked My Life' Author At West Hartford Library; Kristan Higgins At R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

Abby Fabiaschi, an author who splits her time between West Hartford and Utah, will give a free talk about her debut novel, "I Liked My Life" (St. Martin's Press, $25.99), on Tuesday, Jan. 31…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

CT Author Beatriz Williams At Mohegan by Carole Goldberg

A Delicious Discussions talk and luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at noon, with Connecticut author Beatriz Williams, whose latest novel is "The Wicked City" (William Morrow, $26.99), will be …

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Author Talks At R.J. Julia, Hartford During World War 1 by Carole Goldberg

Several authors will give free talks about their latest books at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All events require reservations: 203-245-3959 or rjjulia.com. On Monda…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

'Books for Living' Author At R.J. Julia; Riverwood Poetry Series Begins by Carole Goldberg

Why do we read? To learn? To entertain ourselves? To confirm our beliefs or to challenge them? Author Will Schwalbe ponders these questions and more in "Books for Living" (Knopf Publishing G…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Connecticut Book Awards Returning; Clinton Kelly Talks About His New Publication by Carole Goldberg

They're back! The Connecticut Book Awards, last presented in 2011, celebrate the work of Connecticut authors and illustrators who have created the best books in or about the state. They will…

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