Please join us for a conversation with author/illustrator Emily Arnold McCully and Thomas Chulak from the bookstore about McCully’s newest book to be published on March 12th.
Dreaming in Code details the life of Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world’s first computer programmer. Award-winning author McCully opens the window on a peculiar and singular intellect, shaped — and hampered — by history, social norms, and family dysfunction. The result is a portrait that is at once remarkable and fascinating, tragic and triumphant.
Patty Crane revisits the Chatham Bookstore with her new poetry collection, Something Flown, winner of the Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Award.
Crane’s poems have appeared widely, including in Bellevue Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review and West Branch. Her translations of Swedish poet and Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer appeared in Blackbird, PEN Poetry Series, and New York Times Magazine, among others, and are collected in her bi-lingual volume, Bright Scythe (Sarabande Books, 2015). She first visited the Chatham Bookstore to share this translation work. We are so glad that she will visit again!
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Our 8th annual celebration of poetry from around the world:
share a poem, or listen to poems in many languages
– you are welcome to join the circle!
refreshments – free – for more information, call 518.392.3005
Book Picks from Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese:
Grenade by Alan Gratz
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
She Did It! by Emily Arnold McCully
Baby Feminists by Libby Babbott-Klein
Walking in Wonder by John O’Donohue
Call for Revolution by Dalai Lama
Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger
The Chatham Bookstore hosts a nonfiction book group focusing on current affairs, history and biography. They meet at the store on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 pm and they are open to new members.
In March, they will be reading Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry.
For more information, contact Bill O’Neill at 518-794-6118 or email Bill.