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Join award-winning journalist and author Larry Olmsted in conversation with popular Columbus Dispatch Sports Columnist Rob Oller to learn about Olmstead’s book, FANS: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding, an entertaining treatise that uses cutting-edge research to show us why being a sports fan is good for us. 
Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes FANS waives the admission fee and is $28. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
The Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Award-winning novelist Patricia Engel will join Gramercy Book Club participants after the discussion of her latest novel, Infinite Country, an urgent and lyrical saga about the epic journey of a Colombian family fractured by deportation and the March Book Club pick by Reese WitherspoonMonica Ayala-Martinez, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies concentration at Denison University, will moderate the group discussion and interview with Engel.
Registration for this LIVE! book club discussion is on Eventbrite, where you will receive login information and full instructions. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5. A ticket that includes a copy of Infinite Country (available any time after its March 2nd publication date) waives the fee and is $27. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.
Denison University is a Community Partner for this book club program.

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Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature by leading story scientist Angus Fletcher is an eye-opening and thought-provoking work that offers a new understanding of the power of literature. Fletcher will be in conversation with novelist and essayist, Michelle Herman.
Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes WONDERWORKS waives the admission fee and is $32. The first 50 registrants will also receive a signed bookplate. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.
The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Join critically acclaimed author Melissa Febos, author of Girlhood, a fierce and breathtaking anthem for women that explores the realities of growing up female in today’s America. Febos will be in conversation with Kelley Griesmer, CEO of The Women’s Fund.
The Women’s Fund and Columbus School for Girls are Community Partners for this program.
Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes Girlhood waives the admission fee and is $29. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.

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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 where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes The Light of Days waives the admission fee and is $31. 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 where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes Beeswing waives the admission fee and is $30, which includes tax. 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 history professor at The Ohio State University and an expert in African American history, particularly around the Civil Rights era, will moderate the group discussion and interview Greenidge, a contributing writer for The New York Times.
Registration for this LIVE! book club discussion is on Eventbrite, where you will receive login information and full instructions. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5. A ticket that includes a copy of Libertie waives the fee and is $29 with tax. Please note that registration closes at 5 pm on the day of the program.

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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 where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes ETERNAL waives the admission fee and is $30 with tax. 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, 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 where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. 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.
Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes THE LONELIEST POLAR BEAR waives the admission fee and is $30 with tax 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
Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions close to the event. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; a ticket that includes WHEN THE STARS GO DARK waives the admission fee and is $30 with tax. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on the day of the event.

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