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Author Talk with Robert D. Kaplan

On Thursday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. Robert D. Kaplan will be speaking at the Stockbridge Library Association in conversation with Jim Brooke.  His new book, Adriatic will be on sale at the event.   ROBERT D. KAPLAN is the bestselling author of twenty books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including…

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Lynne Cox Author Talk – Tales of Al: The Water Rescue Dog

From the author of Swimming to Antarctica and Grayson comes the moving, inspiring story of Al, the ungainly, unruly, irresistible Newfoundland puppy who grows up to become a daring rescue dog—part of Italy’s elite, highly specialized corps of water rescue dogs who swoop out of helicopters and save lives. Tales of Al is the story…

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Author Talk with Robert E. Weir

The book Who Knew? Roadside Revelations in Western Massachusetts delves into the history of local curiosities “hidden” in plain sight. It is a travel guide, an accessible history, and an offbeat love letter to Western Mass. The book explores local oddities, explodes tall tales, and gives insight into things locals many have wondered about, but never stopped…

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Author Talk with Kumiko Makihara

Author Kumiko Makihara's great-great-grandfather was a low-ranking samurai from a poor village in southwestern Japan. Fiercely intelligent and audaciously ambitious, he went on to found the Mitsubishi business empire. His successors -- his younger brother, his son, and his nephew – were equally colorful and capable. Kumiko will trace her family history which parallels the growth…

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