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  • The Crash of Flight 3804: A Lost Spy, a Daughter’s Quest, and the Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil

    Thursday, April 09 at 7:00 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the month of April. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

    Join Charlotte Dennett for a talk on her new book, The Crash of Flight 3804: A Lost Spy, a Daughter’s Quest, and the Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Unraveling the mystery of a master spy’s death by following pipelines and mapping wars in the Middle East

    In 1947, Daniel Dennett, America’s sole master spy in the Middle East, was dispatched to Saudi Arabia to study the route of the proposed Trans-Arabian Pipeline. It would be his last assignment. A plane carrying him to Ethiopia went down, killing everyone on...

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  • The Land of Milk & Honey: A History of Beekeeping in Vermont

    Thursday, April 09 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the month of April. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

    Join us as we welcome Ross Conrad for a talk on his new book, The Land of Milk and Honey.  From a small state comes a big book of beekeeping history. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in how bees and beekeeping got to where they are today in Vermont and the US. The Land of Milk and Honey provides a powerful testament of the state’s oversized leadership to protect our nation’s pollinators and challenges other states to write their own beekeeping histories.


    ABOUT THE BOOK:  The Land of Milk and Honey: A...

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  • The Land of Milk & Honey: A History of Beekeeping in Vermont

    Tuesday, April 07 at 7:00 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the month of April. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

    Join us as we welcome Bill Mares for a talk on his new book, The Land of Milk and Honey.  From a small state comes a big book of beekeeping history. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in how bees and beekeeping got to where they are today in Vermont and the US. The Land of Milk and Honey provides a powerful testament of the state’s oversized leadership to protect our nation’s pollinators and challenges other states to write their own beekeeping histories.


    ABOUT THE BOOK:  The Land of Milk and...

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  • I Live in the Land of Apples

    Thursday, April 02 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of April. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

    Join us for a talk by Vermont author JoAnna Blaine Easton on her poignant memoir, I Live in the Land of Apples.

    ABOUT THE BOOK: Compelled to make sense of her life's mysteries, Easton's memoir outlines the detective work, joys and struggles involved in understanding that life. As a photographer and poet, her keen experience began early and lingers still, guided by an inner compass developed to field loneliness and difference. The outer world of a bi-ethnic home life, learning and mastery, years of living abroad, interests and accomplishments...

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  • The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz

    Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join us for a talk with Jack Fairweather on his book, The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz, presented by the Rutland Jewish Center


    ABOUT THE BOOK:  The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his death-defying attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis...

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  • Vermont Trout Streams

    Friday, March 27 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Vermont trout season opens April 11th.  Are you ready?

    Join Peter Shea for a talk on his book Vermont Trout Streams, the first ground-up, comprehensive treatment of Vermont’s trout streams in more than thirty years.

    Peter and Bob bring their own unique decades of experience to bear in creating this extraordinary guidebook. The result is a complete guide to the geography and strategies of fly fishing the streams and rivers of Vermont – from Abbot to Zeebeedee Brooks. It is a reference work that anyone who...

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  • Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War

    Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 pm

    Author photo of Stephen Terry

     

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join Stephen C. Terry for a talk on his book, Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War.

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  • Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War

    Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join us for a talk on Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War – the first full-length biography of Senator Aiken with author Stephen Terry. In this new book, Stephen Terry, a former staffer with Sen. Aiken details Aiken’s life and rise to prominence in the U.S. Senate – examining how his approach to politics stems from his early life as a farmer and horticulturist in Putney, Vermont. Terry draws from historical records including original recordings of Aiken and then President Lyndon B. Johnson to weave a tale that takes us...

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  • Presented by Phoenix Books at Fletcher Free Library

    Monday, March 16 at 6:30 pm

    Author Chris Bohjalian standing in front of bookcase

    ***EVENT UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March.

    In lieu of an event, Chris will be signing books for us. Autographed copies will be ready March 17, 2020 and a limited number of personalized copies of The Red Lotus will be ready March 22, 2020. We will fulfill as many personalization requests as possible. Please note your request for personalization in your order. Pre-order today!***

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Chris is the author of twenty books, including The Flight Attendant, The Guest Room; Close Your...

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  • at Phoenix Books Rutland!

    Thursday, March 05 at 6:30 pm

    Was it Colonel Mustard in the Library with the Candlestick?

    Join us for an evening of CLUE®—the Classic Board Game edition at Phoenix Books Rutland!  Please call 802-855-8078 or email rutland@phoenixbooks.biz to RSVP.   Light fare will be provided.   And as a treat for mystery lovers, all in stock &  special order mysteries will be 25% off. 

    This event is free & open to the public. 

     

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