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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Linda Castillo

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Linda Castillo

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Originally from Ohio where her Amish thrillers are set, internationally bestselling author Linda Castillo knew from an […]

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Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Sandra Gurvis

  Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Sandra Gurvis

Sandra Gurvis’s The Pipe Dreamers is being reissued in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the 1969-70 school year demonstrations that culminated in the tragedies at Kent State and Jackson State. Given today’s political, social, and economic divisiveness, it serves as a reminder that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat […]

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Joe Sacksteder and Michael Nye Reading

  Joe Sacksteder and Michael Nye Reading

Joe Sacksteder will read stories from his debut collection, “Make/Shift,” winner of the 2017 Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature from Sarabande Books. The stories in this collection showcase a range of tones and techniques, from psychological narratives to highly experimental literary puzzles. His writing has appeared in Salt Hill, Ninth Letter, Denver Quarterly, The […]

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Thurber House Presents Shawn Levy: Evenings with Authors

  Thurber House Presents Shawn Levy: Evenings with Authors

Shawn Levy is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Rat Pack Confidential and Paul Newman: A Life. He will discuss his latest book, The Castle on Sunset. Perched above the Sunset Strip like a fairytale castle, the Chateau Marmont seems to come from another world entirely. Its singular appearance houses […]

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Thurber House Presents Helen Ellis: Evenings with Authors

  Thurber House Presents Helen Ellis: Evenings with Authors

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 […]

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Thurber House Presents Cathy Guisewite: Evenings with Authors

  Thurber House Presents Cathy Guisewite: Evenings with Authors

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 […]

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