Friday, October 01, 2010

October bookstore events

Halloween Party - Saturday, Oct. 23, 4 PM
A publishing party for Brunswick author/illustrator Calef Brown's new book Hallowilloween - nefarious silliness from Calef Brown. Calef will be reading from his new book - surely an entertainment for all ages. Calef is the author of Flamingos on the Roof, Soup for Breakfast, Polkabats and Octopus Slacks and more - To visit his wonderful website click on this!
Costumes and Treat are welcome!

Are you ready for Hallowilloween?
with wolves, witches,
and everything in between?
A human collage! A shrunken head!
An evil vumpire not quite dead!
So don't lose your way, or dilly-dally.
It's a magic night; a silly, spooky scene.
Welcome one and all,
to Hallowilloween!

Saturday, Oct. 30, 4 PM
A publishing party for:
A Spicing of Birds - poems of Emily Dickinson, with illustrations by early masters of bird art
Co-editor Jo Miles Schuman, of Phippsburg, will read from and speak about, this beautiful collection of poems by Emily Dickinson paired with classical works of ornithological art.The book contains thirty seven of Dickinson's poems featuring birds common to New England, and a wide range of illustrations. Also included are an editors' introduction to Dickinson's relationship with birds, and brief biographies of the illustrators - a lovely gift book for birders as well as lovers of poetry.

new ed abbey journal

We have recently received a great new issue of Matter magazine - the Ed Abbey issue, with essays on Abbey, interviews with Doug Peacock, Charles Bowden, Jim Stiles, Katy Lee and more, poetry by Antler, Drum Hadley, Andrew Schelling, Dennis Fritzinger and lots more, fiction including a piece by Ned Mudd and a novella called The Last Four Boats on Lake Foul, great photographs and a monkeywrench postcard - A really lovely publication - 432 pages - $17