THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Sunday Nov 3 A CONVERSATION WITH THE WINNERS OF THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3; 11 AM at Sinclair Community College, Building 12 First Floor Auditorium. A CONVERSATION WITH THE WINNERS OF THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE. (Registration at 10:30 am) Participants will be: WENDELL BERRY, winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke...
  2. Tuesday Nov 5 TIM GREEN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5; 7 PM TIM GREEN, former NFL player, will introduce Perfect Season, his new football book for children. (He will be bringing his signed football cards to put in the book.) Tim was with the Atlanta Falcons as...
  3. Thursday Nov 7 JOHN FLANAGAN THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7; 7 PM (Line numbers beginning at 6 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for any of Mr. Flanagan’s books to get a line number.) Coming from his home in Australia, JOHN FLANAGAN will introduce Ranger’s Apprentice Book...
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HOT BOOKS


  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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A CONVERSATION WITH THE WINNERS OF THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3; 11 AM at Sinclair Community College, Building 12
First Floor Auditorium.

A CONVERSATION WITH THE WINNERS OF THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE.
(Registration at 10:30 am)

Participants will be: WENDELL BERRY, winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award for his body of work; ADAM JOHNSON, Fiction Winner for The Orphan Master’s Son; ANDREW SOLOMON, Nonfiction Winner for Far from the Tree; and GILBERT KING, Nonfiction Runner-up for Devil in the Grove.

They will be joined by former winners: TIM O’BRIEN, recipient of the 2012 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award; ANDREW KRIVAK, 2012 Fiction Award winner for The Sojourn, and MAAZA MENGISTE, 2011 Fiction Runner-up for Beneath the Lion’s Gaze.

There will be a $10 donation to benefit Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation taken at the event; check or cash, please. Please email your RSVP to Linda Harrison at peaceliterature@att.net or 937-859-9106.

A Gala Ceremony to award the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prizes will be held at The Schuster Center in downtown Dayton at 5 pm on November 3. The event has been Sold-Out. For more information about the winning books and authors, please visit www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org.
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The Dayton Literary Peace Prize celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding. Inspired by the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords that ended the war in Bosnia, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the only international literary peace prize awarded in the United States. Books & Co. is pleased to be a Sponsor of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize since the award was first presented in 2006.