Northshire Bookstore Announces December Events

SARATOGA SPRINGS>> Throughout the month of December, Northshire Bookstore will host readings and signings in Saratoga Springs. Events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway.

Story Time! Fridays at 10:30. (Story time cancelled on Friday, December 25th.)

December 1 - Tuesday - 5-7 pm - Photos with The Grinch!

Join us this holiday season for photos with the Grinch - take a picture of your child with this beloved holiday figure.

While you're here, please consider making a donation or buying a book to support our Book Angels campaign, which gives new books to local children who would not otherwise receive them this holiday season.

December 3 - Thursday - 6-8 pm - Multi-Author Signing for Victorian Streetwalk

A great chance to stock up on signed books to give as gifts! Our friends from Healthy Living Market & Cafe will serve complimentary light refreshments.

Children's & Young Adult Authors in attendance:

 Karen Magnuson Beil

 Joseph Bruchac

 Nancy Castaldo

 Kathy Ceceri

 Mark Cheverton

 Eric Devine

 Selma Nemer

 Jennifer Sattler

 Alexandra Siy

 Steve Sheinkin

Adult Authors in attendance:

 Cara Connelly

 Thomas Dimopoulos

 Jeannette Grey

 Field Horne

 Bill Howard

 Cynthia A. Lovely & Mary Vigliante Szydlowski

 Daniel Nester

 Ray O'Conor

 Jacopo Della Quercia

December 4 - Friday - 7:00 pm - Tom Lewis - Washington: A History of Our National City
A celebration of the book Publisher's Weekly called "the most reliable and useful one-volume history of the U.S. capital to date." In Washington, author - and Skidmore College Professor Emeritus - Tom Lewis paints a sweeping portrait of the capital city whose internal conflicts and promise have mirrored those of America writ large.

December 5 - Saturday - 7:00 pm - Rinker Buck - The Oregon Trail

Spanning two thousand miles and traversing six states from Missouri to the Pacific coast, the Oregon Trail is the route that made America. In 2011, writer Rinker Buck and his brother Nick set off to make an authentic covered wagon crossing of its entire 2,000-miles. This book, a #1 Indie Next Pick, tells the story of their epic adventure.

December 9 - Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Saratoga Reads Season Kickoff Party

Join us for a party celebrating the start of the Saratoga Reads season! Enter our door prize raffle, enjoy complimentary refreshments courtesy of Healthy Living Market & Cafe and receive a 10% discount off this year's Saratoga Reads book of choice - which will be announced on December 1.

December 10 - Thursday - 7:30 pm - Yaddo Presents: Works in Progress Night - Will Hermes interviewed by Thomas Dimopoulos

We are thrilled to partner with Yaddo to bring the best in new writing and new ideas to the Capital District. The new speaker series YADDO PRESENTS kicks off with a conversation between Yaddo writer WILL HERMES, senior critic at Rolling Stone, and journalist Thomas Dimopoulos, whose book Saratoga Stories: Magic and Loss, came out this summer. Hermes will talk about his life in music writing, and take us into his research on the musician everyone’s been talking about—Lou Reed. Hermes’s biography of Reed, who died in 2013, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

All events listed above will take place at Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, NY, and are free and open to the public.

For more information on these or other events, call 518-682-4200 or 1-855-339-5990, or visit the Northshire

Bookstore website at www.northshire.com.


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