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« Tuesday January 15, 2013 »
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Start: 4:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm
Join us at the Pickford Limelight Theater for a live, streaming webcast event with John and Hank Green from Carnegie Hall in New York. This event is to celebrate the anniversary of John Green's award-winning young adult novel, The Fault In Our Stars. Special guests, the Mountain Goats, will celebrate together with John & Hank on the screen. Tickets are $5 and are available at BrownPaperTickets.com, and will soon be available at Village Books, as well as at the door the day of the event. Receive a free ticket with an in-store, pre-event purchase of The Fault In Our Stars at Village Books. Proceeds to this event will benefit the Pickford's digital projector fund.     About The Fault In Our Stars:   Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love. John Green attended a boarding school in Alabama not unlike Alaska's Culver Creek. After graduating from college in 2000, he worked as a chaplain at a children's hospital. His experiences with patients and their families during intense crises solidified his desire to write for teens and inspired him to bring his comic sensibility to a candid novel about the excitement of breaking the rules and the challenge of confronting loss. John now writes for several national magazines, both print and Web-based. He is also a commentator for National Public Radio's afternoon newsmagazine, All Things Considered, and Chicago's NPR affiliate, WBEZ.  John is one of Entertainment Weekly's "Entertainers of the Year 2012," beating J. K. Rowling, E. L. James, and Gillian Flynn in the author category. The Fault in Our Stars was also named a New York Times Notable Children's Book of 2012.
Start: 6:15 pm
End: 8:15 pm
    Are you a writer in search of a writing group? Village Books is hosting a non-fiction writing group on the mezzanine level of Village Books, near the poetry section. Previously held on the second Tuesday of the month, this group is now meeting twice a month, on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 6:15-8:15pm. Come meet other writers who can help you get organized, give feedback, and help you with your writing goals. This group is open to newcomers and drop-ins and will meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month.
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