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Quail Ridge Books is an award-winning , independently-owned, full-service general book and music store serving North Carolina and beyond since 1984. Browse in our 10,000 square foot store and let our expert staff handle your book and music needs.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 12:00pm
So much on WWII is focused on the battles, but what about the civilians? Join us for lunch (light lunch provided) on Tuesday, May 28, at noon when debut author David Gillham, whose City of Women is now in paperback. This moving and masterful novel brings war-torn Berlin to life, and reveals the extraordinary mettle of women tested to their limits and beyond.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 7:30pm
Our Town Meetings are always active affairs. Join us for our session on "Gun Violence in America: What Can or Should Be Done in Media, Politics and Mental Health" on Tuesday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. In the aftermath of Sandy Hook there has been a great deal of speculation as to what is contributing to the upswing in mass shootings and violence in the public arena. Three areas have been targeted specifically: the lack of affordable mental health care, violence in the media, and gun legislation. Our panel includes: WRAL anchor and reporter David Crabtree, psychiatrist, humanist and philanthropist Dr. Assad Meymandi, Congressman David Price, representing North Carolina's 4th District. As always, we thank our co-moderators, Clay Stalnaker and Mamie Potter.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 7:30pm
Hugo Award winner John Scalzi visits on Wednesday, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. with The Human Division. Following the events of The Last Colony, Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race. "If anyone stands at the core of the American science fiction tradition at the moment, it is Scalzi." - The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
She may be the world's most famous first grader. Come on in for the Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour on Thursday, May 30, at 4:30 p.m. It's a live, energetic theatrical performance by "Junie B. and Mr. Woo" (played by actors), followed by a meet & greet and book stamping. Junie will "sign" her new Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School, and all other new books purchased here. Suggested for ages 5+.
SIGNING LINE TICKET EVENT: Receive a ticket for the signing line with the purchase from us of any Junie B. Jones book. We recommend coming early - Junie B. always draws a crowd.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 7:30pm
Can women do it all? Emily Matchar presents Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity on Thursday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. She's a journalist on the front lines of the ongoing conversation about feminism, work, and homemaking.
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