Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stephen Colbert interview with Maurice Sendak

A glorious interview featuring the iconic author and illustrator.  I just can’t stop watching this!  (Find some of his books right here in the shop!)

Jael McHenry and Sarah McCoy Book Reading and Signing

Monday, February 27th, 2012, 630pm – 830pm

We welcome Sarah McCoy, author of The Baker’s Daughter and Jael McHenry, author of The Kitchen Daughter to the shop for this very special signing.  Sarah and Jael will be reading excerpts from their novels, and signing copies of their books.

As food and baking is at the heart of both of these stories, we will be sharing a selection of treats for our attendees to enjoy.  We hope you can join us!



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Book Signing and Reading with Kirsten Kaschock

Friday, February 17th, 630pm-830pm

I am happy to welcome Kirsten Kaschock back into the shop to celebrate her debut novel,  Sleight.   Please join us for a wonderful evening, and get a peek into the imagined world of sleight, an interdisciplinary art form that combines elements of dance, architecture, acrobatics, and spoken word.  Books are now available in the shop!

Read a wonderful review here.

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Meet Local Author David Mitchell

Saturday, February 4th, 12pm-2pm

Join us in welcoming local author David L. Mitchell.  He will be in shop promoting his series that promotes literacy and fun for children.  He is the author and illustration of the Concept First Book Primers; It’s Funny You”ll See From A 2 Z, A Fun Cool And Colorful Read, and Counting Nifty From One To Fifty.  Mitchell is also the author of several published columns and social commentary editorials.  He was educated and lives in Norristown, PA.

Literary Series, Reckoning, Saturday, February 11th, 7pm

Opening Reception – The art of Albert G. Aldinger III

Friday, February 3rd, 6pm-9pm         Join us for First Friday in Manayunk, featuring the artwork of Albert G. Aldinger III.  We are hosting a reception to launch the month-long showing of Al’s art at The Spiral Bookcase.  Light Refreshments will be provided.

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