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1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US

April 2019

Independent Bookstore Day 2019!!!!!!

Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Fountain Bookstore on Saturday, April 29! Join more than 550 independent bookstores in 49 states for parties, author appearances, in-store events, and exclusive day-of merchandise. Independent Bookstore Day marks its fifth year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 27th, with literary parties around the country. Fountain Bookstore will be celebrating with surprise visits by authors and nifty exclusive bookish merchandise. “It is one of my favorite days of the year. We celebrate with…

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May 2019

One of Our Absolute Favorites: Michael Knight Returns to Fountain

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Michael Knight will be in conversation with Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain. We love Michael's books at Fountain! Each time since his very first book we celebrate each of his creations with unbridled glee because we know we're going to be faced with our new favorite read! And most times we have been doubly rewarded with a visit from a now-beloved friend: a charming and witty guest for you, our beloved customers! Michael Knight is the winner of Fountain's Book…

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Hills & Hell Raisers: An Appalachian Conversation Michael Croley & Hal Crowther

Sunday, May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Owner of Fountain, Kelly Justice (also with roots in Appalachia) will be moderating a conversation between two fine authors this evening! Two authors talk about the quirky, heroic, and altogether fascinating inhabitants of Appalachia. Michael Croley grew up in rural Kentucky with his Korean-born mother, native Appalachian father, and a parking lot full of white-bread teenagers—it’s this rare heritage that inspired him to produce this wild and wonderful debut story collection, Any Other Place. Veteran journalist and essay Hal Crowther…

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History Night with William Geroux

Thursday, May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We welcome back William Geroux, author of Mathews Men with his latest gripping look into a little mentioned corner of heroic history! THE GHOST SHIPS OF ARCHANGEL: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis by William Geroux, is an extraordinary, and rarely told, story of survival and alliance during the icy journey of four Allied ships crossing the Arctic in WWII to deliver much-needed supplies to the Soviet war effort against Nazi Germany.

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Themes of Sisterhood in Writing with Award-Winning Author Cary Holladay

Thursday, May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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olladay will discuss themes of sisterhood in her work and in writing in general. Writers and those interested in short fiction will enjoy this evening. Over 100 of her stories and essays have appeared in journals and anthologies of the highest regard including the Kenyon Review, New Stories from the South, Oxford American, Tin House, and many more. Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella is Cary Holladay’s eighth volume of fiction. Much of her work is inspired by…

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June 2019

Meet and Treats with Cozy Mystery Writer Lynn Cahoon

Saturday, June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We'll be serving scones (SURPRISE!) at this informal meet and greet with the charming and fun Lynn Cahoon! Drop by for a snack and bring your questions about writing, the new series, and more! Lynn Cahoon is the award-winning author of several New York Times and USA Today bestselling cozy mystery series. The Tourist Trap series is set in central coastal California with six holiday novellas releasing in. She also pens the Cat Latimer series available in mass market paperback.…

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Clifford Garstang and Valerie Nieman In Conversation: Mountain Fiction

Thursday, June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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The mountains of Virginia and West Virginia have inspired American fiction writers for centuries. Authors Valerie Nieman and Clifford Garstang continue the conversation in their newest works. Listen in with us and bring your questions about the regions that inspired the books, their writing, and why this landscape continues to be such a rich source of inspiration. Valerie Nieman's fourth novel, To the Bones, is a genre-bending satire of the coal industry and its effects on Appalachia. Her third poetry…

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Meet and Greet with Maritime Thriller Writer Robert N. Macomber

Saturday, June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We're hosting a meet and greet with Robert N. Macomber! Visit with the author in an informal setting and bring all your questions about the book, his series, and more. Robert N. Macomber is an award-winning author, internationally acclaimed speaker, former Department of Defense consultant/lecturer, and accomplished seaman. When not trekking the world for research, book signings, or lectures, he lives on an island in southwest Florida, where he enjoys cooking foreign cuisines from his books and sailing among the…

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A Thrilling Evening with Debut Science Fiction Author Cadwell Turnbull

Monday, June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Come join us as we host an evening with the author of one of the most talked-about debuts in any genre this season! The Lesson is a stunning first contact novel set against the backdrop of a near-future US Virgin Islands. Comparisons to Octavia Butler and Ursula K. Le Guin are already being made. Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice has picked it as one of her "must-reads" of the summer! Cadwell Turnbull is a graduate from the North Carolina State…

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In conversation with Professor of Law Robert Tsai: America’s fight for eqaulity

Tuesday, June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Please join us for a captivating evening of discussion with Professor of Law Robert Tsai. He will be discussing his newest work Practical Equality: Forging Justice in a Divided Nation. Bring your questions and prepare for an engaging, accessible discussion about the legal battle for equality in America. Robert L. Tsai is Professor of Law at American University and the author of three book: Practical Equality, America’s Forgotten Constitutions, and Eloquence and Reason. Practical Equality, a call to arms to…

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