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Tannery Pond

Aston Magna

Independent Bookstores

G J Askins Bookseller
North Adams, MA

Barbara Farnsworth Bookseller
West Cornwall, CT

The Bookbarn
Hillsdale, NY

The Bookloft
Great Barrington, MA

The Bookstore
Lenox, MA

The Chatham Bookstore
Chatham, NY

Darren Winston Bookseller
Sharon, CT

Hickory Stick Bookshop
Washington Depot, CT

House of Books
Kent, CT

James S. Jaffe Rare Books
Salisbury, CT

Johnnycake Books
Salisbury, CT

Joie de Livres
Salisbury, CT

East Chatham, NY

Merritt Bookstore
Millbrook, NY

Oblong Books & Music
Millerton, NY
Rhinebeck, NY

Richard J. Lindsey Bookseller
Kent, CT

Shaker Mill Books
West Stockbridge, MA

The Spotty Dog Books & Ale
Hudson, NY

Yellow House Books
Great Barrington, MA

Readings, Signings & Talks

May 27, Chatham
The Chatham Bookstore Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, a professor at Bard College and a fellow at the Bard Prison Initiative, will read from and discuss her book, Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison. 5 p.m.

June 2, Great Barrington
Saint James Place The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) presents the Peabody Award-winning president of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, who will discuss her new collection of essays, You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales. 3 p.m.

June 3, New Preston
Dawn Hill Antiques Hudson author Colu Henry will demonstrate a dish from her new cookbook, Back Pocket Pasta, with ingredients from The Smithy. Enjoy a tasting, Prosecco, and a book signing. 3–6 p.m.

June 3, Pittsfield
Hancock Shaker Village
Food for Thought: a monthly dinner with an author. Enjoy a 3-course seasonal meal prepared by field-to-table chef Brian Alberg, wine and a signed book. This month’s author is Mary Evelyn Tucker, co-author of Journey of the Universe, which tells the story of the universe from a new perspective, weaving modern science together with wisdom from the humanistic traditions of the West, China, India and indigenous peoples. 6 p.m.

June 3, Kent
House of Books
New York Times bestselling author Nan Rossiter will read from and sign copies of her new novel, Summer Dance. 2 p.m.

June 4, Lenox
The Bookstore
B. G. Firmani will read from and discuss her debut novel, Time’s a Thief, a piercingly romantic and compulsively readable coming-of-age novel set in 1980’s New York. 3 p.m.

June 4, Pittsfield
Temple Anshe Amunim Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks will be the featured speaker at the Spring into Summer Brunch. Ms. Brooks will read from her acclaimed book, The Secret Chord, a novel about the life of the Biblical King David. 10 a.m.

June 6, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music
Book Launch: Celebrate the publication of Grief Cottage, the tale of a desolate cottage and the thin junction between this life and the next, from bestselling National Book Award finalist Gail Godwin. 6 p.m.

June 7, Salisbury
The White Hart Inn The White Hart Speaker Series presents New Yorker staff writer David Grann, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, who will discuss his latest book, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. 6 p.m.

June 8, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music
Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. will discuss the spiritual teachings of his father, Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements; The Mastery of Love), which he has compiled into the new Little Book of Wisdom. 6 p.m.

June 9, Great Barrington
Simon’s Rock As part of a conference entitled “The Feminine Mystic: American Prophetesses and the Politics of Religious Experience,” poet Eileen Myles will give the keynote address. 7 p.m.

June 10, Hillsdale
HGS Home Chef Hudson author Colu Henry will demonstrate a dish from her new cookbook, Back Pocket Pasta. Then enjoy a tasting, followed by a book signing. 2 p.m.

June 10, Kent
Kent Memorial Library
Photographer and author Mathew M. Duman will discuss and sign his book, An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University. 2 p.m.

June 11, Hudson
Hudson Hall Jonathan Lerner, local writer, journalist and founding member of radical Vietnam-era group Weather Underground, will launch his memoir, Swords in the Hands of Children: Reflections of an American Revolutionary with a reading and signing, followed by a reception with the author. 5 p.m.

June 15, Lenox
The Mount Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick presents Touchstones: Conversations at The Mount, where she will be in conversation with writer and critic Lee Siegel about his new memoir, The Draw. 5 p.m.

June 18, Chatham
Camphill Ghent
Local author Ann-Elizabeth Barnes will discuss her new book, The Rev. Samuel Harrison, about the abolitionist, activist and chaplain of the Massachusetts 54th, the first black regiment raised in the North to fight in the Civil War. 3 p.m.

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