Events

November 2018

Celebrate the power of Independent and Small in this post-Thanksgiving shopping tradition.

Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. Authors and local celebrities volunteer at events across the country, and publishers offer special terms on books and exclusives. Indies First is a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help communities thrive.

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or avaialble within 1-5 days.
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Award-winning author Jason Reynolds is serving, once again, as the 2018 Indies First spokesperson.

December 2018

Join us for fruitcake and cheer in this annual Mrs. Dalloway's tradition.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:30pm
A Christmas Memory Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679602378
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or avaialble within 1-5 days.
Published: Modern Library - November 12th, 1996

First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection from Capote about his rural Alabama boyhood is a perfect gift for fans young and old, a "gem of a holiday story." (School Library Journal, starred review). 

Seven-year-old Buddy inaugurates the Christmas season by crying out to his cousin, Miss Sook Falk: "It's fruitcake weather!" Thus begins an unforgettable portrait of an odd but enduring friendship and the memories the two friends share of beloved holiday rituals. 

Launch party for his terrific new novel The Dakota Winters, an evocative and wildly absorbing story about the Winters, a family living in New York City's famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon's assassination.

"Deft, funny, touching, and sharply observed, a marvel of tone, and a skillful evocation of a dark passage in the history of New York City, when all the fearful ironies of the world we live in now first came stalking into view."--Michael Chabon

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Dakota Winters: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062258199
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ecco - December 4th, 2018

It's the fall of 1979 in New York City when twenty-three-year-old Anton Winter, back from the Peace Corps and on the mend from a nasty bout of malaria, returns to his childhood home in the Dakota. Anton's father, the famous late-night host Buddy Winter, is there to greet him, himself recovering from a breakdown.

January 2019

returns to Mrs. Dalloway's to read from her new novel, Late in the Day.

"Perceptive, finely wrought....Hadley is a writer of the first order, and this novel gives her the opportunity to explore, with profound incisiveness and depth, the inevitable changes inherent to long-lasting marriages."-- Publishers Weekly

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Late in the Day by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Late in the Day: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062476692
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - January 15th, 2019

The lives of two close-knit couples are irrevocably changed by an untimely death in this latest from Hadley. Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been friends since they first met in their twenties. Thirty years later, Alex and Christine are spending a leisurely summer's evening at home when they receive a call from a distraught Lydia: she is at the hospital. Zach is dead.

discussing Stone's new novel, Hungry Ghost Theater, "a thrilling hybrid of a novel about the intricacies of family life and the inevitable handing down from one generation to the next of our deepest passions and pathologies. . . . both marvelously inventive and deeply humane."--Ann Packer

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Hungry Ghost Theater by speaking to a bookseller.

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

An inventive, funny, sometimes heart-breaking exploration of the connections between hunger and art, duty and desire, and
loss and survival. Brother and sister Robert and Julia Zamarin are trying to awaken the world to its peril with their tiny political theater company, while their sister Eva, a neuroscientist, searches for the biological roots of empathy. As Julia attempts to break free of Robert’s influence, Robert, as lost without her as she is without him, takes on dark material and drives away members

February 2019

presents What your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life.

"Short enough for a busy parent to actually read and use; utterly reliable and authoritative but never pedantic; wise, kind, and teeming with the chirping voices of children who have ADHD; this cornucopia of a book will feed you over and over again. Wonderfully written, infused with positive energy and solid information. All parents of children who have ADHD should buy it."--Edward Hallowell, MD, bestselling author of Delivered from Distraction

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew by speaking with a bookseller or ordering from our website.

 

 

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life Cover Image
By Sharon Saline, Laura Markham (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143132394
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or avaialble within 1-5 days.
Published: TarcherPerigee - August 7th, 2018

You've read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you're still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting to soccer practice on time, and simply getting along without pushback and power struggles. 

presents her new novel On the Come Up. Stay tuned for details!

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

returns to Mrs. Dalloway's to present Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love.

"Identity is frail business, and in her searing story, Dani Shapiro makes the most disquieting discovery: that everything, from her lineage, to her father, down to her very own sense of self is an astounding error. How do we live with ourselves after finding we are not who we thought we were? The answer is not disquieting. It is beautiful."--Andre Aciman, author of Call Me by Your Name

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Inheritance by speaking with a bookseller or ordering from our website.

 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781524732714
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - January 15th, 2019

What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology, experience, and that ineffable thing called the soul defines us? 
In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her. 

reads from Daughter of Moloka'i, the sequel to his bestselling Moloka'i.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:30pm
Daughter of Moloka'i: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250137661
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 19th, 2019

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