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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Deirdre Bair

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Deirdre Bair

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair spent 15 remarkable […]

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Thurber House Special Event: CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent Mo Rocca

  Thurber House Special Event: CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent Mo Rocca

CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and writer Mo Rocca presents a charmingly irreverent and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who made life worth living. Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, innovators, and artists. But not every notable person has gotten the send-off she or he deserves. […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. In Urban Contemporary History Month: Poems, Scott Woods interrogates […]

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Thurber House Special Event: Senator Sherrod Brown

  Thurber House Special Event: Senator Sherrod Brown

Thurber House is pleased to present U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown in partnership with Gramercy Books. Since his election to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Sherrod Brown has sat on the Senate floor at a desk with a proud history: Desk 88. In his new book, Desk 88, Brown profiles eight Senators who were there before […]

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Cbus Libraries Booksgiving 2019

  Cbus Libraries Booksgiving 2019

Give the gift of lifelong learning through children’s lit while enjoying a night at Two Dollar Radio! Join Cbus Libraries for an evening of fun and support Columbus Early Learning Centers! Bring your favorite children’s picture book to share and donate; enjoy Two Dollar’s generous selection of beer, wine & spirits; and enter to win […]

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Thurber House Special Event: My Strange and Spooky World with James A. Willis

  Thurber House Special Event: My Strange and Spooky World with James A. Willis

James A. Willis has been walking on the weird side of history for over 30 years. He will tell spooky and strange tales about the Buckeye State’s most unusual sightings and citizens—ghosts, monsters, UFOs, murderous villains, courageous heroes, and much more! Willis has authored more than a dozen books, including Ohio’s Historic Haunts: Investigating the […]

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2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

  2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

The Thurber Prize for American Humor, one of the highest recognitions of the art of humor writing in the United States, is presented annually to one author of exceptional humor writing. This hilarious red carpet event is held in James Thurber’s hometown of Columbus, Ohio. The three Thurber Prize finalists all read from their nominated […]

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