Gordon Korman presents Masterminds

Don’t forget – Gordon Korman, best-selling children’s author, will present his new book Masterminds at the Takoma Park Library, Maryland.  The event will be from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. on February 4th. Admission is free.

Below is Parts 1 and 2 of his talk at the Neehan Public Library a couple years ago —

Part 1 –

Part 2 –

Gordon Korman at Takoma Park Library

Best-selling children’s author Gordon Korman will present his newest book Masterminds at the Takoma Park Library, Maryland, on February 4th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  Politics & Prose Bookstore will be selling Korman’s books, but no purchase is required to attend this free event.

Below is a video from YouTube of Mr. Korman giving a talk at the 2011 National Book Festival at the Library of Congress –

Maureen Corrigan will read at the Writer’s Center this Sunday

Maureen Corrigan reads from So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures, at the Writer’s Center this Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. She is a book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and a critic-in-residence and lecturer at Georgetown University. Admission is free. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.
Below is a video from YouTube on a great interview Ms. Corrigan gave a few months ago about her book at the Miami Book Fair International 2014 —

Naomi Ruth Barber King in Hyattsville this Saturday

Don’t forget – Naomi Ruth Barber King, the sister-in-law of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will discuss her new book, A.D. and M. L. King: Two Brothers Who Dared To Dream at the Hyattsville Public Library this Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a book sale following her presentation.


Kate Samworth reads at Takoma Park Library

Kate Samworth, author and artist of Aviary Wonders, Inc., will talk about her work at the Takoma Park Library on January 22nd from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is free.

I found an interesting video on YouTube of her first attempt at stop-motion animation. Please enjoy –

Inner Loop Reading on January 21st

Fiction writers Emily Lyons Flamm, Tara Campbell, and Mark Willen will read at the Inner Loop: Happy Loop Year event on January 21st from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Johnny Pistolas on 2333 18th Street, NW, DC.