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< September 2021 >

Events listed in white are at the bookshop; events listed in yellow are elsewhere.

Unless noted otherwise all events are free & open to the public.   Masks must be worn!

Suzanne Palmer will read from The Scavenger Door —the final volume in her fantasy trilogy, The Finder Chronicles, at the Shutesbury Athletic Club, 282 Wendell Rd, Shutesbury.   The first two volumes of her trilogy are Finder & Driving the Deep.
Join native Amherst son Peter Chametzky in celebrating the publication of his new book, Turks, Jews, & Other Germans in Contemporary Art.   Chametzky, who teaches at the University of South Carolina, is also author of Objects as History in Twentieth-Century German Art: Beckmann to Beuys.   His new book is the first to examine multicultural visual art in Germany, discussing more than thirty contemporary artists & arguing for a cosmopolitan Germanness.   Please note: masks are required.
Help us celebrate a new book by Hampshire College professors Lise Sanders & Pamela StoneBodies & Lives in Victorian England: Science, Sexuality, & the Affliction of Being Female.   Their new book offers an overview of what it was like to be female & to live & die in Victorian England (c. 1837-1901), by situating this experience within the scientific & social contexts of the times.   Sanders is also author of Consuming Fantasies: Labor, Leisure, & the London Shopgirl.  Stone is co-editor of Childbirth Across Cultures: Ideas & Practices of Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Postpartum.   Please note: masks are required.
Santee Frazier will read in the Old Chapel, UMass, Amherst, as part of the University of Massachusetts' M.F.A. Visiting Writer Series.   Frazier is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.   His poems have appeared in Ontario Review, American Poet, & Prairie Schooner, among other journals.   His collections include Dark Thirty & Aurum.   This reading is by registration only.   For more information go to the the UMass MFA Visiting Writers website.

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