Readings

Tales of Diyonsus: An Evening of Reading and Translation with Stanley Lombardo, William Levitan, et al.

Tales of Dionysus: The Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis By William Levitan, Stanley Lombardo Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780472038961
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Published: University of Michigan Press - August 15th, 2022

Tales of Dionysus is the first English verse translation of one of the most extraordinary poems of the Greek literary tradition, the Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis. By any standard, the Dionysiaca is a formidable work.


Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking with Author and Journalist Marianne Eloise

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Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking By Marianne Eloise Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781785788154
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Published: Icon Books - July 19th, 2022

Obsessive was, still is, my natural state, and I never wondered why. I didn't mind, didn't know that other people could feel at peace. I always felt like a raw nerve, but then, I thought that everyone did.

Writer and journalist Marianne Eloise was born obsessive.


An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Virtual Author Talk with Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen

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An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the Fate of Humanity By Wes Jackson, Robert Jensen Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780268203665
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Published: University of Notre Dame Press - September 1st, 2022

Confronting harsh ecological realities and the multiple cascading crises facing our world today, An Inconvenient Apocalypse argues that humanity's future will be defined not by expansion but by contraction.


On Wanderlust and Vagabonding with Kansas Travel Author Rolf Potts

Legendary travel writer and Kansas native Rolf Potts returns to the Raven for the first time in years to share his brand new book The Vagabond's Way: 366 Meditations on Wanderlust, Discovery, and the Art of Travel. Audience Q&A will follow an author presentation; copies will be available for sale and signing. 

The Vagabond's Way: 366 Meditations on Wanderlust, Discovery, and the Art of Travel By Rolf Potts Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593497456
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

“Thought-provoking, encouraging, and inspiring” (Gretchen Rubin) reflections on the power of travel to transform our daily lives—from the iconoclastic travel writer, scholar, and author of Vagabonding


Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel By Rolf Potts, Timothy Ferriss (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Rolf Potts, Timothy Ferriss (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812992182
Availability: This book is backordered. We'll happily get it for you but we're not sure how long it'll take.
Published: Ballantine Books - December 24th, 2002

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • With a new foreword by Tim Ferriss • “Vagabonding easily remains in my top-10 list of life-changing books. Why? Because one incredible trip, especially a long-term trip, can change your life forever.


[At the Lawrence Public Library] Book Launch for "A New Guide to Kansas Mushrooms"

A New Guide to Kansas Mushrooms By Sherry Kay, Benjamin Sikes, Caleb Morse Cover Image
$31.14
ISBN: 9780700633067
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Published: University Press of Kansas - September 15th, 2022

Originally published in 1993, A Guide to Kansas Mushrooms went out of print in 2017. Original author Richard Kay suggested his wife, Sherry Kay, could assume the undertaking of revising the book, collaborating with him working as a consultant. After Richard's death in 2018, Sherry later added two coauthors, Benjamin Sikes and Caleb Morse, to complete the task.


The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: Release party for the 2nd edition of Danny Caine's "How to Resist Amazon and Why"

We're celebrating our birthday with a booked September events calendar!

How to Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future! By Danny Caine Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781648411236
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - September 20th, 2022

RESCHEDULED: A virtual family event with Jordannah Elizabeth, author of "Astrology for Black Girls"

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Astrology for Black Girls: A Beginner's Guide for Black Girls Who Look to the Stars By Jordannah Elizabeth, Chellie Carroll (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780762478576
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Published: Running Press Kids - September 13th, 2022

Astrology for Black Girls is a charming introduction to the wonders of self-discovery and empowerment through the Zodiac.

Astrology for Black Girls gives young girls information and context for the core foundations of the Zodiac. This book provides the perfect introduction to the sun, moon, rising signs, and more.


The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: An evening with Mia Mercado, author of "She's Nice Though"

We're celebrating our birthday with a booked September events calendar!

She's Nice Though: Essays on Being Bad at Being Good By Mia Mercado Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063098510
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Published: HarperOne - August 30th, 2022

AN NPR BOOK-OF-THE-DAY • A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STAFF PICK • A NYLON MUST-READ • A FORTUNE NEW BOOK TO READ IN AUGUST


Chelsea T. Hicks' "A Calm & Normal Heart" Ancestral Land Tour

Reading + Signing

A Calm and Normal Heart: Stories By Chelsea T. Hicks Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781951213541
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Published: Unnamed Press - June 21st, 2022

"Chelsea T. Hicks' deadpan dexterous wit can make you laugh and cry in the space of a heartbeat. A Calm and Normal Heart is the book I've been waiting for-- audacious, tender, and fiercely committed." --Louise Erdrich, author of The Sentence"A Calm & Normal Heart is sharp, sexy, and endlessly surprising.


Native Americans in History: A History Book for Kids By Jimmy Beason Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9798886085235
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Published: Rockridge Press - September 6th, 2022

Powerful stories of influential Native Americans--for kids ages 8 to 12


An Evening with Oscar Hokeah, Debut Author of "Calling for a Blanket Dance"

Reading and Book Signing

Calling for a Blanket Dance By Oscar Hokeah Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781643751474
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 26th, 2022

"STUNNING." Susan Power, author of The Grass Dancer

A moving and deeply engaging debut novel about a young Native American man finding strength in his familial identity, from a stellar new voice in fiction.

Oscar Hokeah’s electric debut takes us into the life of Ever Geimausaddle, whose family—part Mexican, p


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