Pam Houston et al. - Women's Voices

Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 7:00pm

When Women's Voices come together, a powerful song is born. Join Pam Houston (Waltzing the CatA Little More About Me), Zoe Fitzgerald Carter (Imperfect Endings), Mara Purl (Where the Heart Lives), Allison Bartlett (The Man Who Loved Books Too Much), Barbara Graham (Eye of My Heart), and Victoria Zackheim (Exit Laughing) as they read from their fiction and nonfiction work: novels, memoirs, essays, writing that resonates with the powerful voices of women everywhere.


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Exit Laughing: How Humor Takes the Sting Out of Death (IO #71) Cover Image
By Victoria Zackheim (Editor)
ISBN: 9781583944073
Availability: Special Order
Published: North Atlantic Books - May 8th, 2012

There's nothing funny about dying or is there? Malachy McCourt, Jacquelyn Mitchard, and 22 more share hilarious and moving stories of confronting death. Exit Laughing makes death more approachable as it reveals the funny side of passing on. As painful as it is to lose a loved one, Exit Laughingshows us that in times of grief, humor can help us with coping and even healing.

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594484810
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 5th, 2010

In the tradition of The Orchid Thief, a compelling narrative set within the strange and genteel world of rare-book collecting: the true story of an infamous book thief, his victims, and the man determined to catch him.

Where the Heart Lives: A Milford-Haven Novel (Milford-Haven Novels #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781936878024
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Published: Bellekeep - November 5th, 2012

Is the heart smarter than the head? Artist Miranda Jones begins to trust her heart enough to escape from her life of privilege and start over in Milford-Haven, the small town of undiscovered beauty on California's Central Coast.

Imperfect Endings: A Daughter's Tale of Life and Death Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400166244
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Published: Tantor Audio - March 8th, 2010

After twenty years of living with terminal illness, Zoe FitzGerald Carter's mother decided to end her life-and asked her three daughters for their assistance. For months, the decision dragged on as her mother changed her methods and schedule, and the negotiations stirred up old memories, sibling rivalries, and questions about family loyalty.

A Little More about Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393343465
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 28th, 2013

Renowned author Pam Houston treats us to a celebration of real-life adventures in this rich collection of essays. Ranging over five years and five continents, A Little More About Me introduces us to a woman adventure-seeking, curious, and awestruck whose experiences resonate with our own navigation through life's many pleasures and challenges.

Waltzing the Cat Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393343472
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 28th, 2013

Ever since the publication of Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston's fans have clamored for more from the woman with a penchant for the laconic men of the West. Now, in eleven linked fictions featuring a peripatetic photographer named Lucy O'Rourke, Houston serves up once more her charismatic blend of relationships and adventure.

Eye of My Heart: 27 Writers Reveal the Hidden Pleasures and Perils of Being a Grandmother Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061474163
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 6th, 2010

With A New Epilogue by editor Barbara Graham

In this groundbreaking collection, twenty-seven smart, gutsy writers explode the cliches and tell the real stories about what it's like to be a grandmother in today's world. Among the contributors: