*"Rivaling the nonfiction works of Steve Sheinkin and Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat....Even readers who don't appreciate sports will find this story a page-turner." --School Library Connection, starred review
*"A must for all library collections." --Booklist, starred review
Winner of the 2020 AJL Sidney Taylor Honor!
Derek Sandhaus will launch his new book about Chinese alcohol and drinking culture, and discuss what it will take for the world to finally clink glasses with the Middle Kingdom.
2020 Gourmand Award in Spirits
Gold Medal winner in the Independent Book Publishers Awards
China is one of the world’s leading producers and consumers of liquor, with alcohol infusing all aspects of its culture, from religion and literature to business and warfare. Yet to the outside world, China’s most famous spirit, baijiu, remains a mystery.
Mic Supremacy is an open mic for and by POC artists hosted by Tamiah Coffee.
Please note the new start time of 7 pm.
"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
Kansas native Scott Thomas returns to The Raven to share his latest novel, VIOLET. Books will be available for sale and signing.
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
The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America