Foodtopia: Margot Anne Kelley in Brunswick, ME

December 6 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

Hosted by Curtis Memorial Library

Margot Anne Kelley discuss her new book Foodtopia: Communities in Pursuit of Peace, Love & Homegrown Food, which Booklist calls “Insightful . . . empathetic . . . a thoughtful consideration of a topic that will have a substantial impact on our future.”

Kelley will appear in conversation with Jane Brox, author of Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives.


The Presence of Absence: Simon Van Booy in Minneapolis, MN

January 18 | 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Hosted (VIRTUALLY) by Magers & Quinn Booksellers

Simon Van Booy’s first public appearance in support of his new novel, The Presence of Absence, which Publishers Weekly calls “Rich in setting and emotion,” and acclaimed author Ann Beattie calls “A moving, brilliant book.”

Van Booy will appear in conversation with Joan Frank, author of Late Work: A Literary Autobiography of Love, Loss, and What I Was Reading.