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Bookworks hosts Reading Purls the third Monday of every month, a knitting club for readers. Bring your knitting and talk about a book with us.
This month, knitting finally takes its rightful place on the spectrum of personal obsessions, alongside golfing, fishing, and gardening. The tangled life of the knitter is the subject of inspired nuttiness in these 300 tongue-in-cheek meditations from Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
Location: Street: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW City: Albuquerque, Province: New Mexico Postal Code: 87107-3157 Country: United States (afegit de IndieBound)… (més)
Stephanie Pearl McPhee: The Amazing Thing About the Way it Goes
Ticket information: $20 admits one, includes one copy of The amazing thing about the way it goes, and one complimentary glass of wine, courtesy of The Vino Gallery. Tickets are available at yarnharlot.brownpapertickets.com.
New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Pearl McPhee (The Yarn Harlot) returns with a new collection of humorous essays, The amazing thing about the way it goes. In it, McPhee entertains directing her trademark wit and droll humor to everything from creative discipline to a way you would never think about fixing your email situation. Everyone encounters problems in daily life, and although The amazing thing about the way it goes won’t do much to solve them, at least it leaves readers laughing. A knitting and blogging rock star, Stephanie’s bookstore appearances are remarkable events.
Wine and beer available for purchase, provided by The Vino Gallery.
Parking: Lot at 10th and Olive; garage at 10th between Locust and Washington; street parking (meters free after 7pm)
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Location: Street: Left Bank Books - Downtown Additional: 321 N. 10th City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63101 Country: United States (afegit de IndieBound)… (més)
New York Times bestseller and creator of the popular blog Yarn Harlot, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee shares The amazing thing about the way it goes: Stories of Tidiness, Self-Esteem and Other Things I Gave Up On, her hilarious look at life, parenting, and, well, pants. Full of her trademark wit and perspective, these side-splitting short commentaries look at everyday problems, and honestly, won't do much to solve them, but at least you'll be laughing.
Location: Books Inc. Street: 601 Van Ness City: San Francisco, Province: California Country: United States (afegit de IndieBound)… (més)
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writer Again
Join Porter Square Books and the Common Cod Fiber Guild for an evening with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is the author of Yarn Harlot, At Knit's End, Knitting Rules!, and Casts Off. She maintains a popular blog at www.yarnharlot.ca/blog/ from her wool-filled home in Toronto, Canada, where she lives with her husband and three daughters.
This event will be held at St. James' Episcopal Church, 1991 Mass Ave. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Seating will be first come first serve.
The Common Cod Fiber Guild was started to create an accessible place for speakers and presentations about fiber activities. We wanted a group where we could learn, gossip, and then go for a coffee or cocktail. This group should tie together people from both sides of the river and surrounding communities. For more information visit their website at www.commoncod.com. (booksense)… (més)
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot for Free-Range Knitter
Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot is coming from her home in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Rainy Day Books and only four other Booksellers across America. Stephanie is looking forward to meeting & greeting each and every knitter in her Booksigning Line at our Author Event. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot "is sort of David Sedaris-like take on knitting, laugh-out-loud funny most of the time and poignantly reflective when it's not cracking you up." ~ Library Journal Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot, returns to pen another hilarious and poignant collection of essays surrounding her favorite topics: knitting, knitters, and what happens when you get those two things anywhere near ordinary people. For the 60 million knitters in America, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot, shares stories of knitting horrors and triumphs, knitting successes and defeats, but, mostly, stories about the human condition that ring true for everyone--especially if you happen to have a rather large amount of yarn in your house. Title: Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again, $16.99 Hardcover, ISBN 9780740769474, On Sale Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 What: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, The Yarn Harlot will talk about her new book, her life, her work, answer audience questions and she will autograph copies of her new book, Free-Range Knitter, purchased from Rainy Day Books, on our website and / or at our Author Event, that are accompanied by a Stamped Ticket. When: Monday, October 13, 2008, 7:00 PM Where: A Rainy Day Books Author Event at Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112 Admission Package (Click on the ADD TO SHOPPING CART button): $16.99 plus Tax, includes from Rainy Day Books, One (1) Stamped Ticket, One (1) Guest Ticket (if needed) and One (1) Copy of Free-Range Knitter (Hardcover) to be Autographed after the Author Presentation. Please specify your need for One (1) Stamped Ticket and One (1) Guest Ticket (if needed) in the Notes field of your Online Order. If you choose Option 1 for In-Store Pick-Up, then you can specify At-Event Pick-Up in the Notes field of your Online Order. Thank you. Book Orders can be shipped worldwide. All Author Event Book Sales are Final and Non-Returnable. (booksense)… (més)
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee "Free-Range Knitter : THe Yarn Harlot Writes Again"
"The Yarn Harlot" will stop by the store to knit, chat with guests, and sign copies of her newest release "Things I Learned from Knitting..." Bring your current project and knit along with friends! Don't be late... seating is limited. (ScottZ)