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Mark Haddon has 4 upcoming events.

Mar
2
Gibson's Book Club reads Love, Anthony, by Lisa Genova
Gibson's Bookstore, Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7pm
Gibson's Book Club reads Love, Anthony, by Lisa Genova

Monday, March 2, at 7 PM

Olivia's dream of a "normal" life shattered when her son was diagnosed with autism at age three. But just as Olivia was starting to realize that happiness and autism could coexist, he died. Now she's alone in a cottage on Nantucket, separated from her husband, desperate to understand the meaning of her son's short life.

To deepen our understanding of the issues underlying this novel, we're encouraging everyone also to read Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and What Color is Monday in preparation for this meeting.

Our book club is open to all. We've chosen an eclectic, ambitious list of books for the coming year: join us for every meeting, or deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.

Most of these titles are in paperback, or should be by the time we'll read them, and they will all be discounted 25% from the publisher's price for the following year, whether you join us for meetings or not.

All meetings unless otherwise noted are on the first Monday of the month, and begin at 7:00, to give you time to have dinner and relax a bit first. Parking is free in the Capitol Commons garage and on the street, after 5 p.m...

Location: Street: 45 S Main St Additional: City: Concord , Province: New Hampshire Postal Code: 03301 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
2
First Thursday Adult Book Discussion
Whitehall Township Public Library, Thursday, October 2 at 6pm
Oct
7
First Tuesday Adult Book Discussion
Whitehall Township Public Library, Tuesday, October 7 at 1pm
Sep
30
Simon Stephens: The Curious Incident... and Punk Rock
The Drama Book Shop, Tuesday, September 30 at 6pm
Tuesday 30th September, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Simon Stephens: The Curious Incident... and Punk Rock ...in Conversation

Simon Stephens talks with director Christian Parker about his career and his writing.

He makes fumbling attempts to read bits of his Plays out loud.

Simon Stephens has written over twenty Plays that have been widely translated and produced in leading theatres throughout the world.

His Plays Bluebird and Harper Regan have been staged by the Atlantic Theatre Company and Punk Rock opens this season at MCC.

His version of Ibsen's A Doll's House came to BAM in the Spring.

His adaptation of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime opens at the Barrymore in October.

Punk Rock at MCC Theater, October 29-December 7, 2014 >>

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Broadway, beginning September 10, 2014. >>

Christian Parker is a director, dramaturg and teacher who recently stepped down as Associate Artistic Director at the Atlantic, after nearly thirteen years with the company, in order to prioritize his freelance career. At Atlantic he collaborated closely with Neil Pepe on programming and producing the season, and oversaw commissioning and new play development. He directed several times for the company, including The Hiding Place by Jeff Whitty, Arrangements by Ken Weitzman, Birth and After Birth by Tina Howe, and Make Me by Leslie Ayvazian, as well as several short Plays in 10x20 and 10x25. He is Associate Professor and Chair of the graduate Theatre program at Columbia University, where he oversees the concentration in Dramaturgy. He has also worked directing and developing Plays at Sundance Theatre Labs, the O'Neill Center, the Lark, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Keen Company, P73, the Labyrinth Theatre Company, and Soho Rep, among others. He is the newly appointed Resident Director of the Kenyon Playwrights Conference. He began his career as the Literary Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club, and holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MFA from Columbia.

Location: Street: The Drama Book Shop Additional: 250 West 40th Street City: New York, Province: New York Postal Code: 10018-1511 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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