Book Signing

Ada Calhoun: Also a Poet

Bestselling author Ada Calhoun brings her intimate, groundbreaking new book Also a Poet to the Raven Book Store for a live in-person reading and book signing July 13. Join us for an unforgettable discussion of fathers, Frank O'Hara, New York City, and the impossibility of writing biography. This event is free and open to the public!

Attendance at in-person Raven events requires face masks and proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

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Also a Poet: Frank O'Hara, My Father, and Me Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159786
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Grove Press - June 14th, 2022

A staggering memoir from New York Times-bestselling author Ada Calhoun tracing her fraught relationship with her father and their shared obsession with a great poet

When Ada Calhoun stumbled upon old cassette tapes of interviews her father, celebrated art critic Peter Schjeldahl, had conducted for his never-completed biography of poet Frank O'Hara, she set out to finish the book he


Grant Snider: The Art of Living

Kansas illustrator and comics-maker Grant Snider makes his Raven debut to discuss and sign his new collection The Art of Living!

This event is live and in-person. Masks and proof of vaccination are required for all Raven events. 

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The Art of Living: Reflections on Mindfulness and the Overexamined Life Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753510
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 5th, 2022

A humorous, uplifting look at mindfulness, from beloved illustrator Grant Snider

“Find a quiet spot away from all distraction / Listen to your breath / Watch your thoughts float past you / Forget the obligations of today / Try not to consider your eventual decay / Let yourself drift away / Arise, connected with the Earth / Awakened to the Universe.”

In


Ash Davidson: Damnation Spring

Ash Davidson presents her bestselling novel DAMNATION SPRING, now in paperback, live at the Raven! Ash will appear in conversation with longtime Raven bookseller Kelly Barth. Masks and proof of Covid vaccination are required for all Raven in-store events.

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Damnation Spring Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982144418
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Named a Best Book of 2021 by Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times

“A glorious book—an assured novel that’s gorgeously told.” —The New York Times Book Review
“An incredibly moving epic about an unforgettable fa


Ed Davis: The Last Professional

Join Ed Davis during his Great American Amtrak Book Tour for a discussion of the new book The Last Professional! Live and in-person at the Raven!

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By Ed Davis, Colin Elgie (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781951122256
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Artemesia Publishing, LLC - January 25th, 2022

Lynden Hoover is on the brink of a new beginning with a fast-growing tech company, but he first needs to confront the traumas of his past. At age eleven Lynden found a surrogate father in the form of a hobo riding a train, the Tramp, who abused and discarded Lynden. The memory of the Tramp has haunted Lynden's life, ruining his relationships.


Christopher McDougall--Community Run & Book Presentation

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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero Cover Image
$27.95
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9781524732363
Published: Knopf - October 15th, 2019

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


Linwood Barclay Signing

Elevator Pitch: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780062678287
Published: William Morrow - September 17th, 2019

"One hell of a suspense novel." Stephen King


Scott Thomas: VIOLET

Kansas native Scott Thomas returns to The Raven to share his latest novel, VIOLET. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Violet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781947848368
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Inkshares - September 24th, 2019

Selected by Library Journal as one of the best horror books of 2019

"The sheer, skin-crawling fright is masterful. Thomas has crafted an indelible story...all wrapped in a supernatural shroud that unfurls from the heart of America. Whether or not thoughts can breathe, books certainly can, and Violet does exactly that." --Jason Heller, National Public Radio


Megan Phelps-Roper

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Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church Cover Image
$27.00
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780374275839
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 8th, 2019

The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America


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