Nick Offerman appears at Joseph-Beth Booksellers to discuss and sign his new book Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm!
From George Washington to Willie Nelson, Offerman describes twenty-one heroic figures and why they inspire in him such great meaning. He’ll combine both serious history with light-hearted humor – comparing, say, George Washington’s wooden teeth to his own experience as a woodworker. The subject matter will also allow Offerman to expound upon his favorite topics, which readers love to hear – areas such as religion, politics, woodworking and handcrafting, agriculture, creativity, philosophy, fashion, and, of course, meat.
Ticket includes a copy of Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers By Nick Offerman and a line ticket for the book signing. You will receive your copy of the book and line ticket when you arrive the afternoon of the event. Books and line tickets may not be picked up prior to the event. There will be no signed memorabilia.
2692 Madison Road Cincinnati, OH 45208
Actor and director Zach Braff will celebrate his novelist brother Joshua Braff’s newest book, The Daddy Diaries at the Strand on Friday, May 29th at 7:00 pm. This third title by Josh dives into the lives of a family recently relocated from San Francisco to St. Petersburg, Florida. Humorous and poignant, Josh’s latest release has been compared to Nick Hornby and Jonathan Tropper, among other praise.
Zach Braff is the director of the film Garden State, and most recently, Wish I Was Here. As an actor, he gained recognition for his longtime role in TV’s Scrubs, as well as in his films.
Buy a copy of The Daddy Diaries or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)
May 4, 2015 by Colin Solan
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Legendary cartoonist Jules Feiffer appears in conversation with author Neil Gaiman at the 92nd Street Y on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm!
Everyone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page, each line belying humor and psychological insight.
Over Jules Feiffer’s prolific 70-year career, his nimble and singular imagination has given us new perspectives as well as biting satires on politics, love, marriage and religion—alternating with stories imbued with the playful anarchy of a child. Feiffer’s varied output includes children’s books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murders), movies (Carnal Knowledge and Popeye), comic strips (most notably in his Pulitzer Prize–winning Village Voice comic strip of 42 years) and graphic novels (The New York Times bestseller Kill My Mother).
Join him as he talks with author Neil Gaiman about his life, his work and his new book, Out of Line.
Jules Feiffer will sign copies of Out of Line after the event.
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
Greg Proops appears at the Moravian Book Shop on Sunday May 10th at 2:00 pm!
Greg Proops is an internationally renowned comedian, best known for starring on the hit improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his popular award-winning podcast, “The Smartest Man in the World,” which Rolling Stone called “some of the boldest comedy on the podcasting frontier right now.” But Proops is also a fountain of historical knowledge, a wealth of pop culture trivia, and a generally charming know-it-all.
The Smartest Book in the World is based on Proops’s sensational, iTunes Top 10 podcast that has been downloaded more than nine million times, in which his “bold, never-boring voice takes center stage” (The New York Times). The book is a rollicking reference guide to the most essential areas of knowledge in Proops’s universe, from the noteworthy names of the ancient world and baseball, to the movies you must see and the albums you must hear.
Join us for a day of laughs starting with a Whose Line is it Anyway? style pre-show at 1:00pm with the Lehigh Valley’s own renowned improv comedy troop, The Associated Mess.
For additional details and to reserve your copy of The Smartest Book in the World call 610-866-5481.
Moravian Book Shop
428 Main Street Bethlehem, PA 18018-5809
Writer Geoff Johns (Justice League, Aquaman, The Flash) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Batman: Earth One Vol. 2 on Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM!
Barnes & Noble – The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30 Los Angeles, CA 90036
Nick Offerman (Parks & Recreation) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign his new book Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers on Tuesday May 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM!
Books must be purchased at this Barnes & Noble location for attendance and priority seating.
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003
Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond, Finding Nemo, Tangled) appears at Bookends on Monday, May 4th at 7:00 PM to sign his new book: When the Balls Drops! Each person attending must have a book.
211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
The season finale of Gotham on Fox TV is on Monday May 4th. In anticipation for this television event, the studio wants to get you hyped up.
Meet cast members at Golden Apple Comics for an exclusive signing and raffle to win Gotham swag including: a limited edition poster signed by the entire cast of Gotham!!
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Author Peter S. Beagle appears at the Brattle Theatre on Sunday May 10th at 1:00 PM for a screening of THE LAST UNICORN! Get tickets at the link!
(1982) dir Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr w/Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin, Tammy Grimes, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee [92 min; DCP]
Peter S. Beagle’s THE LAST UNICORN is considered one of the best fantasy novels of all time and the wonderful animated film version by Rankin & Bass is no less of a classic. Since its initial release over 30 years ago, THE LAST UNICORN has enchanted audiences everywhere with its moving story about a unicorn trying to find and rescue her lost people, and the price she pays for bringing magic back into the world. We are pleased to host this special screening of this charming film, now available in a remastered digital version, accompanied by a Q&A and book signing with its creator, Peter S. Beagle.
204 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474
Actor, writer, producer DANTE BASCO will be speaking about his experiences as a Filipino-American in Hollywood on Friday May 1st at 8:00 pm. His past credits include RUFIO in Hook, JAKE LONG in American Dragon: Jake Long, and ZUKO in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
This event is organized by the Southeast Asian Students Alliance and sponsored by Mecha, ASA, the Asian Studies Department, and the Film Department.
124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12604