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Happy 96th Birthday to Lawrence Ferlinghetti



Poetry as Insurgent Art
Author: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
New Directions, 2007.
New Book.
Stock number: 0811217191

Hardcover, NewPoetry

Time of Useful Consciousness (Americus)
Author: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
New Directions, 2012.
New Book.
Stock number: 0811220311

Hardcover, NewPoetry

Coney Island of the Mind
Author: Ferlinghetti, LawrenceStock number: 0811200418

Paperback, NewPoetry

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New Children’s Book from local author Lee Wardlaw

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Won Ton and Chopstick
A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku

Won Ton has a happy life with his boy, until…

A new puppy arrives, and nothing will be the same.

The story of how Won ton faces down the enemy is a fresh and funny twist on a familier rivalry. Told entirely in haiku with plenty of catitude – and beautiful illustrations by Eugune Yelchin.


Upcoming Events

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Dana Thomas, author of
Gods and Kings:
The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

More than two decades ago, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen arrived on the fashions scene when the business was in an artistic and economic rut. Both wanted to revolutionize fashion in a way no one had in decades. They shook the establishment out of its bourgeois, minimalist stupor with daring, sexy designs. They turned out landmark collections in mesmerizing, theatrical shows that retailers and critics still gush about and designers continue to reference.

Dana Thomas is the author of Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Lustre.

2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 11 at the Book Den


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Brian Fagan, author of
The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

Animals, and our ever-changing relationship with them, have left an indelible mark on human history. From the dawn of our existence, animals and humans have been constantly redefining their relationship with one another, and entire civilizations have risen and fallen upon this curious bond we share with our fellow fauna. Brian Fagan unfolds this fascinating story from the first wolf who wandered into our prehistoric ancestors’ camp and found companionship, to empires built on the backs of horses, donkeys, and camels, to the industrial age when some animals became commodities, often brutally exploited, and others became pets, nurtured and pampered, sometimes to absurd extremes.

Brain Fagan will read from his new book and sign copies.

Sunday, April 26, 2 PM at the Book Den.