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Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

  Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

Thurber House is pleased to present Tayari Jones, award-winning author of An American Marriage, in partnership with Denison University. An American Marriage was a 2018 selection for Oprah’s Book Club; a 2018 best book of the year selection for NPR, Time, Bustle, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon.com; and winner of the 2019 Women’s Prize […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Alan Hlad

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Alan Hlad

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. Alan Hlad’s novel, The Long Flight Home, is a […]

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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 1970 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 […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

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! Marika McCoola is an illustrator, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Baba Yaga’s Assistant. She […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Kaira Rouda

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Kaira Rouda

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: The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie. Jane Harris lives […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!