Join us for a spirited discussion of the Boss and of Gahr's photography! Copies of Murray's book will be available for purchase at the event at a $10 discount off of the standard cover price (normally $40, will be sold for $30)!
The History Book Festival's Spring Preview features a talk by Chris Murray, who wrote and edited "Bruce Springsteen: From Asbury Park To Born To Run To Born In The USA." Murray's talk will highlight the photography of David Gahr, who captured many of the early moments of the Boss and The E Street Band from the 1970's and 1980's.
Copies of the book will be available for sale at Lewes Public Library at the event, with Murray presenting a multimedia discussion on the book and The Boss!
The History Book Festival's February book club discussion will center on "Pirate Next Door", Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos' work on 18th Century pirates, their families, and the communities they lived in.
Daphne will be joining us at 2:15 PM via Skype for discussion.
The History Book Festival Book Club is free to attend!
In conjunction with The History Book Festival, the Friends of the Lewes Public Library is hosting a sale of used, rare, and collectible history books on October 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nearly 4,000 books will be available, at prices 30-50% lower than internet prices (Amazon, Bookfinder, etc.). The book subjects cover a wide range of topics within ancient, modern, and local history, and includes historical figures biographies.
History Book Festival author signings will occur throughout the day at Lewes Public Library. Authors will also sign books immediately after their presentations. For specific times and locations of author presentations, visit historybookfestival.org.
Schedule of Authors:
10 a.m. Margaret Wagner and Ed Henry
11 a.m. Beverly Brown (for Elizabeth Brown Pryor) and Armando Lucas Correa
12:00 p.m. Jann Haynes Gilmore and L. M. Elliott
1 p.m. Kim Rogers Burdick, Randy J. Holland, James Swanson, and Joanne Guilfoil (local author)
2 p.m. David O. Stewart, Martin Torgoff, Charles and Caroline Todd, and Michael Morgan (local author)
3 p.m. Daphne P. Geanacopoulos, Kermitt Roosevelt, III, and James Curtis (local author)
4 p.m. Craig Harline and Meryl Gordon
All books to be signed must be purchased at Biblion Books, Browseabout Books, or at the Festival. If you purchased a book elsewhere, a $10 "golden ticket" bookmark may be purchased entitling you to have the book signed by the author.
History Book Festival Special Event
Local writers invited to talk to Literary Agent, Deborah Grosvenor
Join us for “A conversation of interest to writers with Deborah Grosvenor, Literary Agent” on Friday October 6 at 10 am at the Lewes Public Library at 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE. The event is free and open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis. Deborah Grosvenor heads the Grosvenor Literary Agency and has more than 25 years’ experience in the book publishing business as an agent and editor. Ms. Grosvenor will speak about the publishing industry and how to engage with it. She looks forward to answering questions from attendees. An interview with her can be found here in Writer's Digest.
During her career, Grosvenor edited or represented several hundred nonfiction books. She is interested in narrative nonfiction in the categories of history, biography, politics, current and foreign affairs, memoir, food, health, science, the environment and travel. For fiction, her interests are simply in great storytelling, especially in an historical context.
As an editor, she acquired Tom Clancy’s first novel, The Hunt for Red October. Her distinguished client list includes nationally prominent writers, New York Times bestselling authors, and prize-winning historians and journalists. Among them are: Stephen Coonts, Eleanor Clift, Morton Kondracke, Thomas Oliphant, Henry Allen, Aaron Miller, Scott Wallace, Curtis Wilkie, Nina Burleigh, Thomas Fleming, John Sexton, Jay Rubenstein, Willard Randall, Mark Geragos, Peter Cozzens, Meg Noonan, Barbara Dreyfuss and Elizabeth Pryor.
Book signing at biblion in Lewes (Second and Market Streets) on Sunday, September 3, from 11 AM to 1 PM.
Sales benefit the History Book Festival, www.historybookfestival.org, a non-profit organization. Net proceeds will be distributed to Sussex County libraries.
For more information contact: Jen Mason, proprietor, 302.644.2210