Monday, March 6, 2023

Here's what's going on at Boswell this week - March 6 through March 13

Here's what's going on at and around Boswell this week - March 6 through March 13

Monday, March 6, 2:00 pm virtual, 6:30 pm at Boswell
It's the Lit Club meeting!

We're discussing Sorrow and Bliss, by Meg Mason. You can link to the virtual event here. Right now we're not registering folks for the in-store discussion. That may change if we start hitting capacity. Please note that this is not a members book club - you can drift in and out, depending on whether you're intersted in the book.

Future discussions:
Monday, April 3 - Night of the Living Rez, by Morgan Talty
Monday, May 1 - Groundskeeping, by Lee Cole
Monday, June 5 - The Candy House, by Jennifer Egan
Monday, June 26 - Dr. No, by Percival Everett
We are having our July meeting the last week of June to avoid the July 3 fireworks. It is mighty difficult to park near the store then.

Tuesday, March 7, 7:00 pm, at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
At Capacity - Dan Egan, author of The Devil's Element: Phosphorus and a World Out of Balance

Things to know:
--This event is at capacity. There is no waiting list or stand-by tickets available
--We hope to announce a second program for Dan Egan by the end of the week.
--You can request a signed copy until about 2 pm Tuesday. Personalizations require pre-purchase and are not returnable.

Wednesday, March 8, 4:00 pm, at Boswell
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, star of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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Things to know:
--Our program is a short story time and scavenger hunt
--The Very Hungry Caterpillar is also appearing at Books & Company on March 7
--Very Hungry Caterpillar day is officially March 20. We are celebrating early.
--Everybody seems to love these costume visits. The best part is the photo op. It's never too early to plan your holiday 2023 cards.
--No promises, but we're hoping to have a visit from Dog Man soon.
--I have linked to the classic hardcover, but we have Very Hungry Caterpillar everything.
--Why not visit the Eric Carle Museum this summer? 

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 pm, at Boswell
Robin Pickering-Iazzi, translator of Tina, Mafia Soldier
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Things to know:
--Maria Rosa Cutrufelli is the author of the book. She is not attending.
--Tina, Mafia Soldier, is getting rave reviews - starred Publishers Weekly and Booklist
--Pickering-Iazzi is a Professor in the department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature at UWM
--Light refreshments may be served.

Friday, March 10, 6:30 pm, at Boswell:
Christie Tate, author of B.F.F.: A Memoir of Friendship Lost and Found
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--In conversation with Christina Clancy, who is always a delightful conversation partner
--Tate's Group was a Reese's book club pick.
--BFF has one rave and three positive reviews. Publishers Weekly notes that "readers will be moved by this outstanding portrait of self-excavation."
--We're so grateful when Chicago authors visit us.

See you at Boswell!

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