Helen Ellis, the New York Times bestselling author of American Housewife and Eating the Cheshire Cat, is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank you notes and three ways, ghosts, gunshots, gynecology, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living as a Southern Lady. In Southern Lady Code, Ellis […]
Cathy Guisewite is the creator of the Cathy comic strip, which ran in nearly 1,400 newspapers for thirty-four years. The strips have been compiled into more than twenty books, and earned Guisewite the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award in 1992 and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the TV special of Cathy in […]
Amber Tamblyn experienced a crisis of character while trying to break out of her child acting career to become the writer and director she dreamed of being as an adult. After a low period of disillusionment, she entered into an Era of Ignition–a time of self-reflection that follows personal upheaval and leads to a call […]
Diane Les Becquets is the author of the national bestselling and award-winning novel Breaking Wild. She will talk about her riveting new novel, The Last Woman in the Forest. Marian Engström has found her true calling: working with rescue dogs to help protect endangered wildlife. On her first assignment, she falls in love with her […]
Thurber House is excited to help Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra celebrate the WORLD PREMIERE of their brand new co-commissioned opera, The Flood, a harrowing story of human connection told through loss and shared tragedy, centered around the devastation of Columbus’ Franklinton neighborhood in the Great Flood of 1913. To kick things off, Thurber […]
Celebrate 20 years of humanity, kindness, humor and sheer joy with the release of the 19th book in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, The Colors of All the Cattle, with the author himself, Alexander McCall Smith. Attend a presentation, followed by audience Q&A, book sale and book signing.
Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats featuring nationally known bestselling authors. Each reading and Q&A lasts about an hour, followed by a book signing and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2018 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Sarah McCoy, […]