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Join National Jewish Book Award winner Ronald H. Balson to learn about his latest legal thriller, Defending Britta Stein, a story of bravery, betrayal, and redemption. Ron will be in conversation with David Stebenne, Ohio State University professor of history and law and an expert in modern American political and legal history.
Registration for this virtual author conversation is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5. A ticket that includes the book purchase waives the fee. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.
The Ohio State University Department of History, Columbus Bar Association, and JewishColumbus are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this program.

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Join culinary pioneer Peter Hoffman, former owner/chef of the famed Savoy, the NYC downtown restaurant that pioneered farm-to-table dining, and author of What’s Good? A Memoir in Fourteen Ingredients, in conversation with food system expert Amy Bodiker Baskes.
This event will be held at Gramercy Books. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. Admission is free, and attendees can purchase the book while registering. Registration closes at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. To ensure safety for all, proof of full vaccination or a recent negative Covid-19 test is required to attend.  Masks are mandated by the City of Bexley, even for those unvaccinated. Seating is limited.
Local Matters is Gramercy's Community Partner for this in-store program.

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Join Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Doerr—author of All the Light We Cannot See—in a live, virtual conversation with #1 bestselling author Jess Walter to celebrate the publication of Doerr’s extraordinary new novel, Cloud Cuckoo Land (released by Scribner on September 28th).
Gramercy Books joins Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh and Bookends & Beginnings in Evanston for this exclusive conversation and book launch. Registration is on Eventbrite. Admission, which includes Doerr’s novel–a signed book for the first 40 registrants and a signed bookplate for the next 50 registrants–and an access link to the program, is $33 including tax.

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In celebration of the release of Wil Haygood’s groundbreaking book, Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World, Gramercy Books is partnering with the Drexel Theatre for an evening of conversation and film that explores Black filmmaking in Hollywood. The author of The Butler and Showdown, Haygood will introduce the series in conversation with Drexel Theatre Director Jeremy Henthorn, entertain a brief Q&A following that evening’s screening of Foxy Brown starring Pam Grier, and sign books in the Drexel lobby. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. Cost to attend the opening night is $10, which includes that evening's film screening of Foxy Brown, Wil’s talk, a Q&A, and book signing. Colorization can also be purchased when registering, at Gramercy Books after its October 19th publication date, or at the event.
Full safety protocols will be in place, with proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19
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Join in an evening of illusion and enchantment! Professional magician, showman, podcaster, and storyteller Joshua Jay performs his trickery and discusses how magicians think and why magic matters with longtime Ohio State University English professor and author Michelle Herman
PLEASE NOTE, EVENT GOERS! This program is a Hybrid Author Event! That means live AND live streamed.  
Registration for in-person seating and online access is on Eventbrite. The in-person event seating is limited and is $30, which includes Josh’s performance, the conversation, his book How Magicians Think, and a book signing with Josh. The first 15 in-store registrants will receive a one-of-a-kind collectible deck of playing cards produced exclusively for this book tour. Gramercy’s in-store event safety policy will be in effect, with proof of vaccination or a recent negative Covid-19 test required to attend.
Ohio State University’s Department of English and Creative Writing Program are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this exclusive event.

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At a special fall ticketed luncheon at Giuseppe’s Ritrovo in Bexley, meet Gastro Obscura co-author Cecily Wong who will talk with Columbus culinary legend Jim Budros! Continent by continent, country by country, Gastro Obscura takes up the mantle of Atlas Obscura to radically expand our sense of wonder about the world—in this case, what humans eat and drink, which turns out to be far more marvelous than we could ever imagine!
A limited number of tickets at $60 available through Eventbrite will include lunch, the author conversation, and Wong’s book (including tax), which she will sign after the program. 
To ensure the safety for all, Gramercy Books requires proof of vaccination, or a recent negative COVID-19 test, to attend. 

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Join bestselling author Janet Beard for the launch of her provocative new novel, The Ballad of Laurel Springs, which sets the resonant violence of family secrets to the music of the mountains. Noted songwriter Parker MacDonell, who will be in conversation with Janet, will perform some of the music imbued in the novel. 
Registration for this in-person event is limited and tickets are $10 on Eventbrite, waived with book purchase. Registration closes at 6:00 pm on the day of the event.
To ensure the safety for all, 
Gramercy Books requires proof of vaccination, or a recent negative COVID-19 test, to attend in-store events. Masks are required of all attendees per City of Bexley mandate, regardless of vaccination status.

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Join author and music promoter Alec Wightman to learn more about his recent memoir, Music in My Life: Notes From a Longtime Fan. He will be joined in conversation by Charlie Jackson, co-owner of Natalie’s Worthington Coal-Fired Pizza and Natalie’s Grandview Music Hall & Kitchen, and a passionate music aficionado himself. 
Held at Bexley Public Library, in-person space is limited, masks are required, and registration to this free event is requested. Online registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Copies of Music in My Life will be available at the event through Gramercy Books.

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Join writer and scholar Amy Butcher to learn more about her memoir, Mothertrucker: Finding Joy On The Loneliest Road in America, the true story of two women who found meaning, strength, and friendship in one of the most punishing and magnificent landscapes on earth. Amy will be in conversation with Kenyon Review’s Elizabeth Dark.
Registration for this in-person event is on Eventbrite. Admission is free, and attendees can purchase the book while registering. Registration closes at 6:00 pm on the day of the event.
To ensure the safety for all, Gramercy Books requires proof of vaccination, or a recent negative COVID-19 test, to attend in-store events. Masks are required of all attendees per City of Bexley mandate, regardless of vaccination status.
Kenyon Review and Ohio Wesleyan University are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this program.

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Join Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Debby Applegate to learn more about her compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping storyMadam, about the notorious Jazz Age “queen of vice” Polly Adler. Debby will be in conversation with Alec Wightman, author of the memoir Music in My Life.
Registration for this virtual author conversation is on Eventbrite. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5. A ticket that includes the book purchase waives the fee. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.
Zeppelin Productions is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Author Rachel Kapelke-Dale will join Gramercy Book Club participants after the discussion of The Ballerinas, her captivating, voice-driven debut novel about a trio of ballerinas who meet as students at the Paris Opera Ballet School. BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang and Executive Director Sue Porter will co-moderate the group discussion and interview with Kapelke-Dale.
Registration for this virtual 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 fee. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.
BalletMet is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Join Kenyon College creative writing professor and author Ira Sukrungruang in conversation with noted memoirist, novelist, and Ohio State University creative writing professor Lee Martin about Ira’s latest memoir, This Jade World
Registration for this in-store event is on Eventbrite. Admission is free, and attendees can purchase the book when registering. Registration closes at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. To ensure safety for all, proof of full vaccination or a recent negative Covid-19 test is required to attend.  Masks are mandated by the City of Bexley, even for those unvaccinated. Seating is limited.
The Ohio State University Creative Writing Program is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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