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The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: Fun Run with Adventure-Sport Writer Christopher McDougall

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

Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide By Christopher McDougall, Eric Orton Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524712341
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: Knopf - December 6th, 2022

From the best-selling author and renowned coach duo from Born to Run, a fully illustrated, practical guide to running for everyone from amateurs to seasoned runners, about how to eat, race, and train like the world's best


Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen By Christopher McDougall Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307279187
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: Vintage - March 29th, 2011

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The astonishing and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run. An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?


Running with Sherman: How a Rescue Donkey Inspired a Rag-tag Gang of Runners to Enter the Craziest Race in America By Christopher McDougall Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525433255
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: Vintage - July 28th, 2020

From the bestselling author of Born to Run, a heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America, and, in the process, discovering the life-changing power of the human-animal connection.


Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven!

**Exclusive new shirts in a design that'll never be printed again!

**20% off all poetry books!

**Free NEW EDITION of the Midwest Indie Bookstore Roadmap with EVERY PURCHASE!

**Exclusive IBD books and merch!

**A small black cat who may sit on your lap!

**Snacks, etc!

Sci-Fi Superstar Kij Johnson

Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Kij Johnson will share stories from her journey and read from her work. Q&A to follow. Book sales courtesy of Raven Bookstore.

Reading: Leonard Krishtalka

Leonard will be reading from his new book The Bone Field. Here's what Kirkus Reviews has to say about it:

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."

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 By J. Drew Lanham Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313508
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: Milkweed Editions - June 13th, 2017

In me, there is the red of miry clay, the brown of spring floods, the gold of ripening tobacco. All of these hues are me; I am, in the deepest sense, colored." From these fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Place, a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist and professor of ecology J. Drew Lanham.


Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven

Celebrate 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!
-Balloons
-Treats
-Live music TBD
-PLUS, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg MIRIAM'S WELL book launch event at Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation at 7:30

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