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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

Nov. 25, Kent
Kent Memorial Library Two local authors will sign copies of their brand-new books about Connecticut. Charles Monagan’s newest is Connecticut Icons and Melinda K. Elliott presents Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time. 4-7:45 p.m.

Dec. 2, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music
After the Starlight Parade, meet Gregory Maguire, the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked and the new novel Hiddensee, which recreates the backstory of the Nutcracker. 8 p.m.

Dec. 4, Poughkeepsie
Vassar College
Clayton Childress will discuss his new book, Under the Cover, which follows the trajectory of a single work of fiction (Cornelia Nixon’s Jarrettsville) from its inspiration to its reception by reviewers and readers. It sheds new light on how decisions are made, inequalities are reproduced, and novels are built to travel in the creation, production and consumption of culture. 6 p.m.

Dec. 7, Lenox
Lenox Library
The World is Just a Book Away is an anthology edited by USC professor James J. Owens that captures the stories of how books and reading inspired some of the world’s most prominent people. This book event will benefit the literacy program of the same name. 7 p.m.

Dec. 8, Lenox
The Bookstore
Susyn Reeve’s The Whole-Hearted Life is comprised of 365 days of change-your-life ideas to try a few minutes each day. Reeve’s warm and wise encouragement offers readers 52 week’s worth of ways to pray, play and pursue a life lived from the heart. 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 9, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music
Annie Leibovitz will sign copies of her new book Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016. In this new collection, one of the most influential photographers of our time presents her iconic portraits, side by side with never-before-published photographs. 6–8 p.m.

Dec. 9, Washington
Gunn Memorial Library New York Times bestselling author and political commentator Kurt Andersen will discuss and sign copies of two of his recently published books, You Can’t Spell America Without Me and Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History. David Owen, New Yorker writer and author, will facilitate the conversation. 3 p.m.

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