"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
The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America
The second book in a heart-stopping trilogy that follows the captain of an all-female ship intent on taking down a vicious warlord's powerful fleet.
Poet Laureate of Kansas (2017-2019) Kevin Rabas teaches at Emporia State University, where he leads the poetry and playwriting tracks and chairs the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism. He has eleven other books, including Lisa's Flying Electric Piano, a Kansas Notable Book and Nelson Poetry Book Award winner.
An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 • NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library • Mashable • The Atlantic • Bustle • The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") • NPR
Join the Lawrence Arts Center and the Raven Book Store for a book launch and poetry reading with editor and esteemed Melville scholar Elizabeth Schultz.
After Moby~Dick is an anthology that includes sixty-one poems inspired by Melville’s seafaring epic novel. Poets include Dan Beachy-Quick, Susan Howe, Jeffrey Yang, Rachel Richardson, and Jessica Cuello.
About the Co-editors:
Ben Lerner will talk about his latest book, The Topeka School. The Raven Book Store will have copies of his work for sale, and a signing will follow his talk.
FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Annalee Newitz will talk about their latest book, The Future of Another Timeline. The Raven will have copies of their book for sale, and a book signing will follow their talk.
Because this event is on Rosh Hashanah, we will have an audio recording for those who are observing the holiday.
More about THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE:
“A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton
From Annalee Newitz, founding editor of io9, comes a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we'll go to protect the ones we love.