Sunday, June 29, 2014

summer events at Gulf of Maine

Summer events at Gulf of Maine Books

Thursday, July 10, 7 PM -
a Three Rooms Press reading
an evening of provocative poetry and prose readings by authors from Three Rooms Press including
Lisa Panepinto, Michael Fournier, Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges. Check out their website here.

Friday, July 11, 6-7 PM
Brunswick Art Walk evening
a book signing and singing with author, musician, and Brunswick optometrist Brian Daniels for his new collection "Thoughts of an Average Joe", as well as his novel "Luke's Dream". "Thoughts of an average Joe" is a collection of humorous columns expressing the concerns of "Smalltown, New England's Joe Wright, an ordinary middle-aged man struggling to understand and cope with life in the 21st century."

Friday, August 8, 6-7 PM
Brunswick Art Walk Evening
book signing by C B Anderson with her new book of stories "River Talk" (17 stories set in the mill towns and river valleys of western Maine) and Hannah Fox Trowbridge, with her new memoir "Funny, You Don't Look The Type"

Saturday, August 9, 4 PM
Ellen Cooney reading and signing her new novel "The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances"
"a story about second chances for all living creatures"
"The Sanctuary. High up on the Mountain, the Sanctuary is a place of refuge. It is a place where humans save dogs who, in turn, save the humans."
Read more here

All events are free and open to the public.
For more information please call Gulf of Maine Books, 729-5083

Saturday, June 28, 2014

new titles - late June

Some new titles as we head into the summer season here at Gulf of Maine Books:

from Maine Authors:
Orion Rising - the collected poems of Maine poet, educator, veteran and founding member of Veterans for Peace - with a cover painting of Doug by Robert Shetterly, from his Americans Who Tell The Truth series -
River Talk - a collection of short stories from the mill towns, hills and river valleys of western Maine by Maine author and educator C B Anderson. She will be signing books as a part of the August Brunswick Art Walk, August 8, 6-7 PM.
The House With Sixteen Handmade Doors - A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftmanship - by Henry Petroski, with photos by Catherine Petroski. "An architectural whodunit that unlocks the secrets of a had built home" in Arrowsic.
Of Sea and Cloud - a novel of lobstering families and community by Jon Kellar, who has spent the last two decades in eastern Maine, lobstering, digging clams, and writing.
A Wolf Called Romeo - Maine native/Colby grad Nick Jans tells the true story of a six year friendship between a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska see a trailer for the book here
from elsewhere:
I Am The Beggar of the World - Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan - a collection of contemporary 2 line poems from the women of Pakistan and Afghanistan, collected and translated by Eliza Griswold. se a video here
Dark. Sweet. New and Selected Poems by Linda Hogan.
Men Explain Things to Me - Rebecca Solnit
Geoff Dyer's new non-fiction title - Another Great Day At Sea - Life aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush
New in paperback:
Massacre Pond by Paul Doiron
The Circle by Dave Eggers
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Trans Atlantic by Colum McCann
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson
One Summer by Bill Bryson