Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gallery Opening featuring Amy Gardner Sessa

Friday, September 7th, 6pm-9pm

For the next First Friday in Manayunk, we are happy to feature artist Amy Gardner Sessa. We are hosting a reception to launch the month-long showing of Amy’s eclectic art -a selection of mosaics, work with found objects, and photographs- at The Spiral Bookcase. Refreshments will be provided. Come on out and support local talent! RSVP here.

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Barrelhouse Conference, Sat., Sept 22nd

We are so excited to be involved with this year’s Barrelhouse Conference set for Saturday, September 22nd.  Barrelhouse is a pop culture-obsessed literary magazine based in Washington, DC that publishes fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.  This conference is a fun, non-traditional look into the world of writing, editing, and publishing.  Hob-nob with like-minded folks and have a chance to learn from the best in the business.  

Barrelhouse kindly asked us if we would be interested in joining the event to sell copies of the keynote speaker’s, Stewart O’Nan, recent publications.  Back in April of 2011 we were proud to host Mr. O’Nan at the Philadelphia Book Festival, and we are so happy for the chance to work with him again.  So, sign up now (check out the info below) and join us for this highly anticipated event.

Summer Vacation

I am so excited to be heading up to Maine for a little summer escape.  Don’t fret – my husband will be minding the shop during my absence, so please stop by.

Maine, a bastion of good memories.  Perfect childhood days spent at the shore, eating the best seafood, and spending lazy days reading and reading and reading – the rainy days always a welcome excuse to crack open a book.

So, this coming week I will have a chance to soak up the coastal beauty, swing by the iconic and delicious seafood joints, and read.   AH! Reading!  I can’t wait to have five glorious days to pick up a book whenever I like and just lose myself.

So, which books are coming with me?

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