Join us on February 28th for a night with Elena Passarello and Lucas Mann. Elena will be reading from and talking about her new book Animals Strike Curious Poses (pictured above). Lucas Mann will lead a Q & A and we will all be captivated. Plus: free wine! So set aside some time on the last day of this dreaded month. The fun begins at 7pm.
and Tycho Horan (you totally know him already) 'll be doing poems at Ada Books on Saturday, Feb. 11th, round 6pm. There will be the usual wines and snacks (sorry, no ice cream cones*) and new chairs (now 10% more comfortable!) So we'll see you there, right?
*Unless you bring your own.**
** Please don't bring your own.
She's back and she's better than ever! Ottessa Moshfegh returns for a fanfuckingtabuloustic reading from her new collected stories, HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD (pictured above). When, you ask? When? When? When, you pant? See below!
Ottessa Moshfegh will read from and sign upon her new book on Friday, January 27th, at 7pm. The books and the wine will go fast, so get there early (and buy two!)
Merry Christmas, Gleeful Hanukkah, and while we're at it, Happy New Year! Here's a list of Ada's special holiday hours:
December 24th - Noon till 4pm
December 25th - Closed
December 26th - Closed
December 31st - Noon till 4pm
January 1st - Closed
If the day isn't listed, it means it's operating under regular business hours which can be found on the home page. See you around!
Rhode Island poet (and, ahem, Poet Laureate) Tina Cane will be reading from her limited-edition book Dear Elena (beautifully printed at DWRI Letterpress) on Friday, December 2nd, at 6pm. Please join us for this free and awesome event! And. . .
Mary Cappello has a new book (Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack), and she's going to share some of it with you this Saturday, November 12, at 6pm. Plus: Lee Ann Brown will read some poems, wine will be poured into plastic cups, cheese and crackers will tumble into gullets.
November 19th sees a book launch for Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs at Ada Books. Editors Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring will be on hand to discuss the works and possibly read from them. There will be lots of copies for you to buy, if that's your thing, and some kind of refreshments will make their presence known. The fun will get started at 6pm. See you there!
On Saturday, October 22nd, two Albany poets, Matthew Klane & James Belflower, will uncork art from their lungs while you sit in wonderment, silently trying to get a hold of yourself. Snacks and drinks will be provided. It's free and the fun starts at 6pm. Don't dis it!
Ada Books is putting on three awesome events this weekend to coincide with RIPExpo. First, the folks from 2dcloud will stop by for a reading/showing of their new books featuring Ben Passmore, Benjamin Urkowitz, Cybele Collins +Tommi Parrish. That'll get going at 4pm.
Then, at 7pm, the editors of Selfish, a female-identified memoir magazine, reading from and presenting about their publication (latest issue pictured below).
On Saturday, at 6pm, Ada Books is proud to present New England legend Greg Cook who'll be here reading from and discussing his newest book, Friends Is Friends, published by First Second.
And don't forget to check out RIPExpo, now in its third year, going strong and getting every more awsome all the time!
On Sunday, September 18th, join Ada Books, Riverzedge Arts, and Synecdoche Books for an awesome lineup of readers including, but perhaps not limited to: Sarah Cooke, Oliver Strand, Mark Baumer (w/William Keller), Ada Smailbegovic and the Students of Riverzedge Arts. The fun begins at 5pm. See you there!
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