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Reading: Jenny Milchman

Jenny Milchman presents her new suspense novel Wicked River. A reading will be followed by book signing; books will be available for sale. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jenny Milchman is an award-winning, critically acclaimed novelist from New York State, who lived for fifteen months on the road with her family on what Shelf Awareness called "the world's longest book tour."

Wicked River Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492664413
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 1st, 2018

"Wicked River is partly a who-is-my-husband-really story, partly a horror-in-the-wilderness story, and partly a Manhattan-family drama, all rolled up in elegantly propulsive prose, and shot through with sinister suspense."--LEE CHILD, New York Times bestselling author

Reading: Drew Lanham

Dr. J. Drew Lanham is a native of Edgefield, South Carolina. A conservation ornithologist, naturalist and hunter-conservationist, Drew is also an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Alumni Master Teacher at Clemson University. He is intrigued with how culture and ethnic prisms can bend perceptions of nature and its care, and is a speaker who eloquently connects birds, race and conservation ethics.

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313508
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - June 13th, 2017

From the fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Place, a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist J. Drew Lanham. Dating back to slavery, Edgefield County, South Carolina--a place "easy to pass by on the way somewhere else"--has been home to generations of Lanhams.

Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven

-15% off all mysteries, all day
-10% of sales go to Everytown For Gun Safety
-Raffle prizes: *signed advance copy of Chuck Palahniuk's new novel* *signed It Takes A Village Hillary Clinton print* *6 month paperback book of the month subscription* and more!
-Live music TBD
-PLUS, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg MIRIAM'S WELL book launch event at Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation at 7:30

Reading: Sloane Crosley

Hannah Horvath—Lena Dunham’s character on HBO’s “Girls”—famously declared, “I think I might be the voice of my generation. Or at least, a voice of a generation.”

Look Alive Out There: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374279844
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - April 3rd, 2018

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2018 by Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Buzzfeed, Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Millions, InStyle, Bustle, BookRiot, and Southern Living

Sloane Crosley returns to the form that made her a household name in really quite a lot of households: Essays

Mic Supremacy 6

“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”
- Audre Lorde

Mic Supremacy is a POC led and centered open mic night open to the Lawrence community. Hosted by Jameelah Jones, the event will have a featured reader, with open mic and social time to follow.


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