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The Water KnifePaolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi

7PM THURSDAY, JUNE 4
The New York Times bestselling author visits with THE WATER KNIFE, his first thriller for adults since his Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning The Windup Girl. More »

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Our Souls at Night The Water Knife On the Burning Edge The Porcupine of Truth Molly Idle

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf | A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future. More »

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi | The New York Times bestselling author of The Windup Girl and National Book Award finalist, delivers a near-future thriller that casts new light on how we live today — and what may be in store for us tomorrow. More »

Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers by Nick Offerman | The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights Nick's personal pantheon of great Americans. More »

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg | The author of Openly Straight returns with an epic road trip involving family history, gay history, the girlfriend our hero can't have, the grandfather he never knew, and the "Porcupine of Truth." More »

Sea Rex by Molly Idle | What could that be down in the sea? Is it a fish? A snail? A mermaid's tail? No, it's bigger than that . . . a LOT bigger . . . it's Sea Rex! More »

Other Events This Week


THURSDAY, MAY 28
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME | Interactive storytime for preschoolers and kindergarteners, every Thursday.
10:15am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME | Interactive storytime for preschoolers and kindergarteners, every Thursday.
6pm | TEMPE | WRITERS, INK. | Share and critique 2-4 pages of writing with a group of peers. RSVP (required) and info at shariannegaylee@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 29
CANCELED 7pm | TEMPE | CHRISTOPHER MCDOUGALL | NATURAL BORN HEROES | The bestselling author of Born to Run visits with his new book, in which he researches ancient endurance techniques and how those skills can be unlocked today in the muscles and minds of both casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. More »

SATURDAY, MAY 30
5pm-9pm | PHOENIX | PRIVATE EVENT | Commons unavailable.
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | INSIGHTS TAROT READINGS | James R. Betz offers advice on life, relationships and career choices. Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration and pre-payment at 480.730.0205. More info: 602.840.2222.
 

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