Join us for a book launch for James Tabor's latest novel, Frozen Solid - a chilling tale of suspense set against the forbidding backdrop of the South Pole.James M. Tabor is the bestselling author of The Deep Zone, Blind Descent, and Forever on the Mountain and is a winner of the O. Henry Award for short fiction. A former Washington, D.C., police officer and a lifelong adventure enthusiast, Tabor has written for Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Outside magazine, where he was a... More
Join us for a discussion featuring editor Dao X. Tran, as well as readings by local changemakers Patrick Brown, Denise Dunbar, Reuben Jackson, and others.
In the great tradition of Howard Zinn, 101 Changemakers offers a “peoples’ history” version of the individuals who have shaped our country, specially designed for middle school students.
“For too many young people, history is just plain boring. History can seem like it is all about random dates and facts about powerful kings and important presidents making long-winded speeches. History should be exciting. It should be thrilling. It tells us the greatest stories ever told, and those stories contain lessons from the past that can help us create a better future. But we can only do that if...
Join us for Armchair Travel: Beat the Winter Blues with the Authors of Walking Distance and Seeing the Songs, a special event with Robert Manning, Martha Manning, and Gary Margolis.
Robert Manning is a professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont where he teaches and conducts a program of research on national parks and related areas.
Martha Manning has a degree in art from the University of Vermont and practices at her studio in Burlington, Vermont. Over the past decade, they have walked many of world’s great long-distance trails.
Join us as we explore the mysterious world of Kelly’s favorite varietal, Pinot Noir. It's nuances have beguiled many a wine lover over the centuries. We will explore several examples of Pinot from around the globe and match them with local cheese. If wine education was a train ride, Pinot Noir would be your "final destination."
Reservations strongly recommend.
$30 plus tax. Must be 21 or older.
Register online or at Phoenix Books Essex.
Join us in welcoming local author Kim MacQueen to Phoenix Books Burlington!
About the Book: Deb Solomon is a new mom suffering a spate of postpartum depression, a listless marriage and a career in free-fall. So she jumps at the chance to go to work in another world: a university laboratory housing language-competent apes and the humans who study and care for them, led by brilliant primatologist Soraya Baldwin-Ruhl. But Soraya’s star is already falling, even as the people at the lab act more apelike even as the apes start to seem more human. Deb’s own life soon spirals into a science soap opera as she follows Soraya further and further into near-madness...More
Join us for Dealing in Darkness: The Writing and Publishing Lives of Two Suspense Novelists, a special event with Jenny Milchman and Jennifer McMahon.
Jenny Milchman is a suspense writer from NJ whose debut novel, Cover of Snow, was just released from Ballantine. Jenny's short work has been published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Adirondack Mysteries II, and other publications.
Jennifer McMahon is the New York Times Bestselling author of ...More
Phoenix Books Burlington will celebrate the luck o' the Irish with an afternoon of Irish songs and dances - some lively, some soulful, all delightful. Wear a bit of green and come join us!
Full Circle is a group of five women who play a mixture of medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, folk, and holiday music on recorders, tin whistle, harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer, percussion and voices. Their recordings will be offered for sale.