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NEIBA All About the Books! & ABA Education Program

March 24, 2017

NEIBA is pleased to announce another All About the Books event, the very popular gathering of authors and booksellers. We are once again at the First Parish, Cambridge, MA on Friday, March 24, 2017.


Jennifer Finney Boylan, Long Black Veil, Crown

Patrick Dacey, The Outer Cape, Henry Holt & Company

Sarah Jean Horwitz, The Wingsnatchers, Algonquin Young Readers

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, The Fact Of A Body, Flatiron Books

Stuart Mushlin, Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved, Rutgers University Press

Estep Nagy, We Shall Not All Sleep, Bloomsbury Publishing

J. Courtney Sullivan, Saints For All Occasions, Knopf

Susan Tan, Cilla Lee-Jenkins, Roaring Brook Press

Jen Waite, A Beautiful, Terrible Thing, Plume Books

James Wright, Enduring Vietnam, St. Martin’s


10:30 – 12:00

Author Talks and Readings


12:00 – 1:30

Lunch with the Authors

A relaxed boxed lunch with plenty of time to for authors and booksellers to meet. Authors and booksellers sit where they want and move freely around the room to chat and have books signed.


 1:30 – 4:00

ABA Education

Bookstores  – An Inclusive Place for Dialogue and Discovery

In the current environment, customers are increasingly coming to bookstores for connection and communication, as well as for sources of a diverse range of voices and viewpoints.

At the upcoming ABA Spring Forum in Cambridge, in response to member bookstore feedback and requests, ABA will be hosting a conversation led by ABA Board Member Chris Morrow, where booksellers will share ideas and brainstorm about how bookstores can foster communication and create opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds to express and respond to differing views in the welcoming setting of a bookstore.

This will not be a traditional education session. It is designed to be an interactive discussion, where booksellers will be able to participate in open communication and problem solving — in both large and small groups — to clarify strategies for strengthening the unique role that bookstores play in their communities. We urge everyone to stay for this portion of the day.  There will be so many lively and useful discussions!


ABA Spring Forum

 Registration is now closed



March 24, 2017




First Parish
3 Church Street
Cambridge, 02138 United States
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