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A chance to learn more about one of the most important stories of World War II!  Already optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture, The Light of Days, by Judy Batalion, is a spectacular, searing history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who became resistance fighters. Author Judy Batalion will be in conversation with Robert Holub, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Chair of Germanic Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University.
Jewish Columbus, Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, and Ohio State’s Melton Center for Jewish Studies are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this exclusive program. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.

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Join the profoundly influential guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson as he shares his beautifully written memoir, Beeswing: Losing my Way and Finding my Voice, an intimate look at a period of great cultural tumult, his pivotal years of 1967 to 1975. Richard will be interviewed by music devotee Alec Wightman, whose Zeppelin Productions has promoted national act singer-songwriter concerts in Columbus since 1995. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Zeppelin Productions and Natalie’s are Gramercy’s Community Partners in presenting this program.

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Join award-winning journalist and bestselling author, Susan Orlean, as the featured guest for the 2021 Bexley Community Author Series. During the event, Ms. Orlean will reflect on her writing and career experiences, continue in conversation with Ivonne Garcia of the College of Wooster, and conclude with a question and answer session.
This program is hosted by Bexley Public Library in partnership with Gramercy Books, along with Bexley City Schools, the Bexley Community Foundation, and WCBE 90.5 FM. Tickets are free with registration through www.BexleyLibrary.org/bcas.

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Critically acclaimed novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge will join Gramercy Book Club participants after the discussion of her latest novel, Libertiea captivating story inspired by the life of one of the first Black female doctors in the United States. Hasan Jeffries, distinguished Ohio State history professor and expert in African American history will moderate the group discussion and interview Greenidge.
Registration for this book club discussion is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.

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Join author and life coach Regan Walsh for an outdoor book signing for the launch of Heart Boss: Trust Your Gut, Shed Your Shoulds, and Create a Life You Love.

Join #1 bestselling author Lisa Scottoline to learn about her first historical novelETERNAL, a sweeping epic and emotional story of a love triangle set against the backdrop of Fascist Italy and the Italian Holocaust. Lisa will be in conversation with Gramercy Books owner and historical novelist Linda Kass.
Registration is on Eventbrite for this Zoom Webinar program. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. The first 50 registrants will receive a signed bookplate. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Columbus Bar Association and Jewish Columbus are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this exclusive conversation.

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Join Sports Executive David Paitson and Sportswriter Craig Merz, authors of Chill Factor, in conversation on Zoom Webinar to learn how a minor-league hockey team helped bring the NHL to Columbus and grew the interest in hockey in Ohio. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes CHILL FACTOR waives the admission fee and is $18. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.

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Join Science and Environment Journalist Kale Williams, author of The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World, in conversation with Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center’s Jason Cervenec for a conversation about the accelerating climate crisis now facing us, hosted on the Zoom Webinar platform.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee and includes a signed bookplate for the first 50 registrants. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at Ohio State University is Gramercy’s partner for this program.

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Join New York Times bestselling author of The Paris WifePaula McLain at the launch of her highly lauded crime novel, When the Stars Go Dark, which has been called a poignant, propulsive, and immersive tour de force of literary suspense. Paula will be in conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Connie Schultz, author of the New York Times bestseller The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel, hosted on the Zoom Webinar platform.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Ohioana Library is Gramercy's Community Partner for this exclusive program.

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Join Selma van de Perre, author of MY NAME IS SELMA, a powerful and gripping memoir by this extraordinary ninety-eight-year-old Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbrück concentration camp survivor. Selma will be in conversation on Zoom Webinar with noted Ohio State University historian, Robin Judd.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Ohio State’s Department of History, Ohio State’s Melton Center for Jewish Studies, and JewishColumbus are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this exclusive program!

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Join award-winning journalist Alec MacGillis, author of Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America, to learn more about Amazon’s impact on the wealth and poverty of towns and cities across the United States. Alec will be in conversation with Columbus Business First Editor-in-Chief Doug Buchanan
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Columbus Business First is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this exclusive conversation.

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Join author and speech-language pathologist Amy Grace Ulman and illustrator Amy Solaro for an outdoor book signing for their launch of THE SOUND BITES, an engaging read-aloud picture book for kids and their caregivers that makes reading development both fun and meaningful.

Join two masters of the narrative nonfiction form in a conversation about memoir. Lee Martin’s latest memoir, Gone the Hard Road, will be the catalyst for this discussion with acclaimed creative nonfiction scholar/author Dinty W. Moore.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Ohio State’s Creative Writing Program is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this conversation.

 

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A not-to-be-missed visit with produce guru Farmer Lee Jones, author of a gorgeous, soulful cookbook, The Chef’s Garden: A Modern Guide to Common and Unusual Vegetables, with Recipes. Farmer Lee Jones will be in conversation with American ice cream maker, entrepreneur, and author Jeni Britton Bauer.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.

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Prize-winning biographer, lecturer, and former Reuters foreign correspondent Anne Sebba discusses her latest book, Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy, with noted Ohio State historian and author David Steigerwald in a live streamed program on Zoom Webinar.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the book purchase waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 4:00 pm on the day of the event.
The Ohio State University Department of History and JewishColumbus are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this exclusive conversation.

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Join two crime writers for a lively discussion about mysteries! Andrew Welsh-Huggins launches his latest Andy Hayes mystery, An Empty Grave. He will be in conversation with fellow Buckeye Crime Writers member Connie Berry, who just released the third in her Kate Hamilton mystery series, The Art of Betrayal.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes the purchase of either book waives the admission fee. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
Buckeye Crime Writers is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this conversation.

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