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We recommend great books to read, to share, to buy, and to give. Purchase books directly from our online store, search our booklists for your next page-turner, inspire your group discussions, help your children discover the joy of reading. We celebrate the talents of great writers, hosting events where they share with us in an intimate setting. From eminent to emergent authors, from classics to soon-to-be-bestsellers, for bookish introverts and raucous book groups, we celebrate all Literary Matters....

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Esther Bushell is a book group facilitator whose opinions and perspectives are sought by leading publishers, including Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins. Her 20+ book groups across...
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  • An evening with Robert K. Massie
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  • Tulie's Garden by Matt Sloane
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  • SAVE THE DATE for a Literary Matters luncheon for Jim Lehrer, host of the PBS News Hour. The luncheon will be at Innis Arden on Thursday, September 15th from 11-2. Lehrer’s new book, TENSION CITY: INSIDE THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES, FROM KENNEDY-NIXON TO OBAMA-MCCAIN, will be published on September 13th.