Saturday, November 25, All Day
Left Bank Books
Shop Small with Left Bank this Small Business Saturday! Support your local indie bookstore and reinvest in your community while shopping for the perfect holiday gifts and getting recommendations from local experts:
11AM: CHILDREN'S SPOTLIGHT
Local author Mariah Richardson will read from and sign copies of her new Madeline Delilah Adventure, Not a Happy Camper! Left Bank Books will also have Madeline Delilah dolls for sale!
1PM: LITERARY FICTION SPOTLIGHT
Columbia, MO author Jill Orr will sign copies of the first book in her Riley Ellison mystery series, The Good Byline, and recommend her favorite fiction! You'll also have a chance to win an advanced copy of the second book in the series, The Bad Break!
2PM: ART BOOK SPOTLIGHT
Local printmaker & bookmaker Sonja Petermann will lead and Art Project Hour and recommend holiday gifts for the art lover in your life from Taschen, Phaidon, and other art catalogs!
3PM: YOUNG ADULT SPOTLIGHT
The Central West End's own Antony John, author of Imposter, the Elemental series, and Five Flavors of Dumb, will recommend some of his favorite Young Adult books of the year!
4PM: POETRY SPOTLIGHT
Visit our Poetry on Demand Station, where poet Jessica Baran will compose a short poem on the spot for a small donation to a charity of her choice! Jessica will also recommend her favorite collections and sign copies of Common Sense!
5PM: NON-FICTION SPOTLIGHT
Author Rebecca Schuman will recommend a selection of her favorite non-fiction books, ranging from memoirs to essays, history, and social issues. She'll also sign copies of her book, Schadenfreude, a Love Story!
6PM - 8PM: HAPPY HOUR
Grab a drink while DJ Crim Dolla Cray spins records at a special Happy Hour to benefit the Left Bank Books Foundation's River City Readers program!