MA – Distrust That Particular Flavor Signing

William Gibson signs on Wednesday, January 11th at 6pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre – Tickets $5

In his fiction, William Gibson (Neuromancer, Pattern Recognition, Zero History) has chronicled like no other the future-become-present, giving rise to the idea of cyberpunk. In his new book, he collects his non-fiction essays—reflections from a unique mind on our quickly changing world.

Tickets for this event can be purchased 1) at the front register of the Brookline Booksmith 2) by calling 617.566.6660 3) online! Click here. NOTE: tickets purchased online must be paid for online and will not be shipped; we’ll hold them for you at the store.

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
617-566-6660

MA – Deliriously Happy Signing

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Larry Doyle signs on Wednesday, November 16th at 7pm!

The one and only Larry Doyle (Go, Mutants!, I Love You Beth Cooper), James Thurber Prize-winning writer for The Simpsons, The New Yorker, and Esquire returns to the Booksmith with not just a barrel but a swimming pool full of laughs in his new collection of humor writing. 

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – That Is All Signing

John Hodgman appears on Tuesday, November 15 at 6pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre!

To attend this event, you MUST, MUST purchase a copy of That Is All at Brookline Booksmith or online. That book purchase entitles you to one (1) free ticket. Online book & ticket orders must be paid in full online. If you have purchased a copy of That Is All, ONE additional ticket may be ordered online as well for $5. You may also call 617-566-6660 or drop by the Booksmith (279 Harvard St., Brookline) to purchase books & tickets.

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. However, there will be a standby line forming at the Coolidge at 5:30 for any unclaimed tickets. Also, the book signing, which will take place at about 7p.m. at the Booksmith, is open to all.

Brookline welcomes back its native son for his newest book of witticisms. That Is All follows in the footsteps of such monumental tomes as The Areas of My Expertise and More Information Than You Require and may, in fact, be the last book you ever need. Comedian, Daily Show commentator and occasional anthropomorphic PC, John Hodgman will be joined by awesome and as-yet unnamed friends. You’re welcome.

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
617-566-6660

MA – Occupants Signing

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Henry Rollins signs at Brookline Booksmith on Saturday, October 15 at 7pm

Former lead singer of Black Flag, spoken-word typhoon, and kick-a** activist Henry Rollins crashes the Booksmith to share Occupants, his new collection of photography and essays gathered from 25 years of traveling to the world’s most desolate and dangerous places, from Burma to Iran, Afghanistan to North Korea. This event will be non-ticketed, but attendance (in the downstairs Events room) will be limited.

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – Tantalize Signing

Illustrator Ming Doyle signs at Brookline Booksmith on Sunday, October 2 at 2pm!

Press Release:

In this graphic novel of the NYT best-selling book by Cynthia Leitich Smith, acclaimed Boston-based artist Ming Doyle brings to life the story of a half-werewolf trying to protect his human best friend and rein in his animal side. Doyle will discuss the process of turning a novel into a graphic novel and perform a live demonstration of her art.

Come dressed as a vampire or werewolf and be entered for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – Penn Signs

September 5, 2011 by  
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Penn Jillette signs on Saturday, September 17th at 7pm. Tickets are available with pre-orders of his new book, God, No! 

Press Release:

In this hilarious and thought-provoking collection of stories, broken down into “The Penn Commandments,” the world’s loudest and most outspoken skeptic-magician-comedian and co-host of Showtime’s Penn & Teller: Bullshit! and the Discovery Channel’s upcoming series, Penn & Teller: Tell a Lie talks about atheism, magic, fatherhood, and much, much more. 

Get two free tickets when you purchase a copy of God No! with us, either over the phone (617-566-6660) or in-person. We will also have a standby line the night of the event, and we will pipe the audio from the reading upstairs for anyone not able to get a ticket. The signing, which starts at 8pm, will not require a ticket.

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – ReaMdE Signing

Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson appears on Tuesday, September 27 at 6pm.

The Hugo Award-winning, NYT best-selling author of The Baroque Cycle, Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and Snow Crash swings by the Coolidge for his newest sci-fi thriller in which a battle for a virtual computer game world becomes a struggle for real world power.

Presented by Brookline Booksmith; Order tickets ($5) by calling the store at 617-566-6660.

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – Plugged Signing

Eoin Colfer signs at Brookline Booksmith on Tuesday, September 13th at 7pm!

Press Release:

In his adult crime-writing debut, Eoin Colfer, author of the beloved Artemis Fowl series, retains his sharp pacing and madcap style in a decidedly grown-up tale. When people start to get murdered around Irish strip club bouncer Dan, he becomes an unwilling detective. Classic noir mixed with Colfer’s absurd humor mean this is sure to entertain.

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – Wildwood Signing

 

Writer Colin Meloy (lead singer of the Decemberists) and illustrator Carson Ellis appear on Wednesday September 28th at 6pm. Colin will not be performing any music, but Carson will be making art live! 

Presented by Brookline Booksmith; Pre-ordering a copy of Wildwood entitles you to one free ticket for the event. You may also purchase a second ticket for an additional $5 by calling the store at 617-566-6660.

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

MA – Knuckler Signing

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Tim Wakefield signs on Saturday, June 4th from 5-6pm

Join Boston Red Sox ace pitcher Tim Wakefield as he signs his memoir, Knuckler.

Signing Guidelines:
• No personalizations
• No memorabilia
• Mr. Wakefield will only sign copies of Knuckler purchased at Brookline Booksmith
• No phone or internet orders; must purchase Knuckler in-store.

Book Signing Only

Brookline Booksmith
Coolidge Corner
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

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