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JACOBS PILLOW

American Marketing

GB ART MARET

TAMLI

Tom Gold Dance

IMAGES CINEMA

MASS MoCA

MOVIE HOUSE

Tannery Pond

BERKSHIRE TACONIC

Aston Magna

PS21

Art Studio Views

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

Librarium
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

Tuesdays, Now – July 25, Lenox
Lenox Library Authors will read from and discuss their latest books each Tuesday at 6 p.m. Authors include Paul DeForest Hicks, Ken Markel and Ann Elizabeth Barnes.

July 25, Lenox
The Mount
Julie Scelfo will speak about the topics of her new book, The Women Who Made New York, which include Zora Neale Hurston, Audre Lorde, Fran Lebowitz and Grace Jones. 11 a.m.

July 29, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music
Meet the writers in residence at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat – Brett Ryback and Eric Ulloa – who are writing a new musical, Passing Through. 5-7 p.m.

August 1, Lenox
The Mount
Randall Fuller will give a talk based on his latest book, The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation. 11 a.m.

August 4, Sharon
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon Summer Book Signing: the 21st annual book signing will feature wine, hors d’oeuvres and a tent full of authors and illustrators, including bestsellers and award winners in many genres. Free children’s signing from 4:30-5:30 p.m., followed by an adult signing from 6-8 p.m.

August 5, Falls Village
David M. Hunt Library Falls Village native Kathleen Flynn will discuss her debut novel, The Jane Austen Project, with reporters from The Lakeville Journal. 4 p.m.

August 10, Lenox
The Bookstore
Ellen Meeropol will read from and discuss her new novel, Kinship of Clover. 5:30 p.m.

August 11, 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 Elizabeth Kolbert, the Pulitzer-prize winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. 6 p.m.

August 11, Lenox
The Bookstore
Josh Volk will discuss his new book, Compact Farms, which includes detailed plans from 15 real farming operations across North America that show thoughtful ways to effectively use an area’s water supply, orientation and geography. 5:30 p.m.

August 15, Lenox
The Mount
Susan Quinn will discuss her biography, Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped A First Lady, which details the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Associated Press reporter Lorena Hickok. 11 a.m.

August 17, Lenox
The Mount
Women Writing Through Loss: Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, Rebecca Soffer and Emily Rapp Black will read from their work and discuss the power of connection — as friends, writers, mothers and women — after experiencing great loss, and writing their way out of it. 4 p.m.

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