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Past Events

  • Moving Mountains: The Power of Main Street Americans to Change Our Economy

    Wednesday, April 22 at 11:00 am

    Join Phoenix Books and Onion River Press for a *virtual* event with local author Janice Shade, author of Moving Mountains: The Power of Main Street Americans to Change Our Economy.

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  • Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 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 for an afternoon of poetry hosted by Phoenix Books Rutland’s own Bianca Amira Zanella. Come to read, come to listen, or come for both! Those interested in reading can sign up at the door.

    ABOUT THE EVENT HOST:  Bianca Amira Zanella is a Vermont-based performance poet, paper artist, and events coordinator, as well as the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland. Zanella’s poems have most recently appeared in The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. In 2019, Bianca acted as Wellness Coordinator for the Feminine Empowerment...

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  • Baby Medical School: My Doctor's Visit

    Sunday, April 19 at 12:00 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.  

     

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  • Turn it Up: Music in Poetry from Jazz to Hip-Hop

    Wednesday, April 15 at 7:00 pm

    Author Steven Cramer in front of window

    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 part of our National Poetry Month celebration as we welcome Stephen Cramer, editor of Turn It Up! Music in Poetry from Jazz to Hip-Hop, for a book discussion and signing. 

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Turn It Up! Music in Poetry from Jazz to Hip-Hop, edited by Stephen Cramer, is a vibrant anthology of 400 pages, including poems by everyone from Langston Hughes, Allen Ginsberg, and Rita Dove to Yusef Komunyakaa, Kim Addonizio, Kevin Young, and Danez Smith. The book contains 88 poets in all (the number of keys on a piano) and is split...

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  • The Granville Hermit

    Tuesday, April 14 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 Phoenix Books Burlington and Onion River Press for a celebration of the release of The Granville Hermit by Robert "Butch" Foster.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:

    What drives a man to withdraw?

    What drove a quiet man to choose a life of solitude--away from people he knew, and grew up with?

    By early adulthood Carl Morse had experienced betrayals, leaving only a select few he could trust. Was it the...

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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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