THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Sunday Nov 13 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE BRUNCH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13; 10:30 AM @ The Greene DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE BRUNCH! Come for a conversation with the winners of the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Fiction Winner: CHANG-RAE LEE for The Surrendered     Nonfiction Winner: WILBERT RIDEAU for In...
  2. Monday Nov 14 LEANNA RENEE HIEBER MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14; 7 PM @ The Greene Young adult author LEANNA RENEE HIEBER will introduce Darker Still, Book 1 in The Magic Most Foul series. This Gothic historical paranormal novel set in the late 1800s introduces us to Natalie...
  3. Wednesday Nov 16 ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY INFORMATION NIGHT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16; 6 PM ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY INFORMATION NIGHT. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Oscar Robinson at 937-769-1823....
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  • 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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DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE BRUNCH

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13; 10:30 AM @ The Greene

DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE BRUNCH!

Come for a conversation with the winners of the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize:

Fiction Winner: CHANG-RAE LEE for The Surrendered

 

 

 

 

Nonfiction Winner: WILBERT RIDEAU for In the Place of Justice

 

 

 

 

Fiction Runner-Up: MAAZA MENGISTE for Beneath the Lion’s Gaze

 

 

 

 

Nonfiction Runner-Up: ISABEL WILKERSON for The Warmth of Other Suns

 

 

 

 

Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award Winner: BARBARA KINGSOLVER.

Reservations required; email worldpeace2011@att.net by November 9 to make them. $10 cash or check donation to DLPP Foundation at the event. Seating is limited. Brunch provided by Brio Tuscan Grille.