Magazine article American Libraries

Make It a Sweep in Boston. Go 4-0 by Attending All of the ALA Championship Events

Magazine article American Libraries

Make It a Sweep in Boston. Go 4-0 by Attending All of the ALA Championship Events

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AUTHOR FORUM

Friday, January 14

4:00-5:15 p.m.

CHRIS BOHJALIAN

SPONSORED BY RANDOM HOUSE

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Chris Bohjalian, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Midwives, is once again engaging readers in his latest novel, Before You Know Kindness. Bohjalian is the author of nine novels, various magazine credits, and currently has three works in development for movies, establishing him as not only as "America's answer to Joanna Trollope" (Kirkus), but an American treasure.

NATHANIEL PHILBRICK

SPONSORED BY PENGUIN PUTNAM

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Nathaniel Philbrick takes his fans on yet another riveting voyage with his latest book Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery--The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Sea of Glory integrates his esteem and acute knowledge of history with his proclivity for compelling drama, while he discuss the journey from the South Pacific to the Antarctic, Pacific Northwest to New York City.

TOM PERROTTA

SPONSORED BY GRIFFIN

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Tom Perrotta is the author of several works of fiction, including Joe College and Election, which was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick. Perrotta's latest novel, Little Children finds him illuminating some new yet familiar territory--the American suburb. Hailed as his best work, Kirkus calls Perrotta "an accomplished comic novelist extends his range brilliantly".

ALL-CONFERENCE RECEPTION AND BASKET RAFFLE

Friday, January 14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Once again exhibitors will be raffling off baskets at their booths during the All Conference Reception featuring entertainment and food-Boston style.

Baskets will be displayed near registration Friday afternoon in the convention center and a complete list will be in the Annual Program Book and Cognotes.

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Monday, January 17

10:00 a. …

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