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TONIGHT 7PM! powerHouse Arena is hosting an event with Christina Nichol reading and discussing her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! She will be joined by NORMAN RUSH and MARCO ROTH, talk about a double, ahem triple, whammy. 
Can’t make it tonight? Not to fear Christina Nichol and WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY are coming to a city near you! 
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Wednesday, August 13, 2014The Booksmith1644 Haight Street,San Francisco, CA, 94117 A New Voices, New Stories Evening: Exceptional Debuts from Writers to Watch - Reading and Discussion
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PALO ALTO, CASunday, August 17, 2014, 3:15 PMLitquakeDebut Novelists Panel: Christina Nichol, Ann Gelder, Edan Lepucki, and Stuart Rojstaczer
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PORTLAND, ORMonday, August 25, 2014, 7:30 PMPowell’s 40 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR, 97209 Reading and Discussion
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 SEATTLE, WA
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 7:00 PMElliot Bay Book Company1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122 Reading and Discussion
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BELLINGHAM, WA
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 7:00 PM
Village Books
1200 11th Street, Belingham, WA, 98225

Reading and Discussion
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SAN FRANCISCO, CASaturday, September 13, 2014, 7:30 PMWriters With Drinks The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA Reading Series with Robin Sloan, Annalyse Gelman, and Lenelle Moise _____
SEBASTOPOL, CATuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00 PMCopperfield’s 138 N. Main Street, Sebastopol, CA, 95472 Local Author Night: Reading and Discussion


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TONIGHT 7PM! powerHouse Arena is hosting an event with Christina Nichol reading and discussing her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! She will be joined by NORMAN RUSH and MARCO ROTH, talk about a double, ahem triple, whammy. 

Can’t make it tonight? Not to fear Christina Nichol and WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY are coming to a city near you! 

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Booksmith
1644 Haight Street,San Francisco, CA, 94117
A New Voices, New Stories Evening: Exceptional Debuts from Writers to Watch - Reading and Discussion

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PALO ALTO, CA
Sunday, August 17, 2014, 3:15 PM
Litquake
Debut Novelists Panel: Christina Nichol, Ann Gelder, Edan Lepucki, and Stuart Rojstaczer

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PORTLAND, OR
Monday, August 25, 2014, 7:30 PM
Powell’s
40 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR, 97209
Reading and Discussion

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 SEATTLE, WA

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 7:00 PM
Elliot Bay Book Company
1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122
Reading and Discussion

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BELLINGHAM, WA

Saturday, September 6, 2014, 7:00 PM

Village Books

1200 11th Street, Belingham, WA, 98225

Reading and Discussion

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 7:30 PM
Writers With Drinks
The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
Reading Series with Robin Sloan, Annalyse Gelman, and Lenelle Moise
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SEBASTOPOL, CA
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00 PM
Copperfield’s
138 N. Main Street, Sebastopol, CA, 95472
Local Author Night: Reading and Discussion


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prairielights:

The Summer Reading display.
It’s an ever changing extravaganza of whatever Tim feels like featuring. 

prairielights:

The Summer Reading display.

It’s an ever changing extravaganza of whatever Tim feels like featuring. 

nationalbook:

Happy birthday, Ernest Hemingway!

Here’s a collection of photographs of the iconic writer with the animals he loved.

(via prairielights)

Oh hey Hudson River Valley please stop looking so lovely, for the sake of everyone stuck in the city, really stop. 

At least we can read about you in History of the Hudson River Valley, #fridayreads making me jealous

vikingpenguinbooks:

Tonight you can check out Christina Nichol for her book WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY. Penguin Books author Susan Choi will be helping to host the event at McNally Jackson.

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off (tomorrow!) with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 
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NEW YORK, NY
Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 PM
McNally Jackson
52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012
Georgia on My Mind: Reading and Discussion with Susan Choi
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TimeOut and the WSJ ask, is  Christina Nichol the next Gary Shteyngart? Come and find out! 
 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off (tomorrow!) with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 

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NEW YORK, NY

Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 PM

McNally Jackson

52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

Georgia on My Mind: Reading and Discussion with Susan Choi

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TimeOut and the WSJ ask, is  Christina Nichol the next Gary Shteyngart? Come and find out! 

 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Check back in throughout the week to see what else we have in store and don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Check back in throughout the week to see what else we have in store and don’t miss the first stop on the tour at McNally Jackson on July 16th at 7PM. 

We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Check back in throughout the week to see what else we have in store! And please join us for the WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY book tour, the first two stops are McNally Jackson and The powerHouse Arena. 
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NEW YORK, NY
Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 PM
McNally Jackson
52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012
Georgia on My Mind: Reading and Discussion with Susan Choi
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BROOKLYN, NY
Wednesday, July 23, 7:00 PM
powerHouse Arena
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Reading and discussion with Norman Rush, moderated by n+1 founding editor Marco Roth
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We’re counting down the days until Christina Nichol’s book tour kicks off with more Letters to Hilary, excerpted from her award winning debut WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY! Check back in throughout the week to see what else we have in store! And please join us for the WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY book tour, the first two stops are McNally Jackson and The powerHouse Arena. 

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NEW YORK, NY

Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 PM

McNally Jackson

52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

Georgia on My Mind: Reading and Discussion with Susan Choi

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BROOKLYN, NY

Wednesday, July 23, 7:00 PM

powerHouse Arena

37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Reading and discussion with Norman Rush, moderated by n+1 founding editor Marco Roth

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