Colin Harrington is an educator, writer, and the Events Planner at The Bookstore in Lenox.
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Thursday, 9 May 2019 - What succeeds best is Giannini’s elevated grasp of writing poetry that holds up the freedom and inventiveness of words, positioning words as Emily Dickinson might: spare, poignant and celebratory.
Saturday, 27 Apr 2019 - One day a one-eyed, pudgy Shetland pony appears when Yonder is out gathering rotting pumpkins and squash. Yonder discovers soon enough that the pony understands her without her having to speak and they instantly become friends for life.
Monday, 2 Apr 2018 - The chapbook is a brilliant work of art in its way of revealing how seemingly fleeting events in our lives can have enormous impact on memory, leaving lasting impressions in spite of or because of the careless actions of others.
Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 - David Menard’s mission is vengeful and deeply personal and he is finally given every chance to carry it out. The story involves the Israeli Mossad, the CIA and the help of many kindred spirits.
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 - The importance of bonds between friends from the past and the intriguing opportunities to rekindle what may have been left behind is a central theme in this novel by local author Dave Fromm.
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 - It would be unfair to say how this novel ends before the reader has had a chance to get involved personally, but this story does build to a potential fireball and the climax is at once unpredicted and perfectly crafted.
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 - The Bookstore in Lenox will be celebrating the publication of Wesley Brown’s new novel and audio book, “Dance of the Infidels,” on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at 5:30. Brown summons up the smoky clubs and gritty streets of a long-gone New York City, one that moved in the frenetic rhythms of jazz.
Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 - At last we have available a truly complete guide that opens the doors to world literature.
Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 - This is a wonderful new book: innovative, in-depth, lucid in its examination of the details of both Cervantes’ and Flaubert’s lives, and important in its recognition of the need to compare what more often would be read separately as great French and Spanish literatures.
Friday, 20 Mar 2015 - The Bookstore in Lenox will host a reading of "Mapping Shangrila," with editor and Bard College at Simon's Rock instructor Chris Coggins, on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. He will present a slide show of photos collected in his travels and investigations in the various lands discussed in the essays. A book signing will follow the event.
Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 - The book is homage to the power of grass roots democracy, organized protest movements and speakers, who are dedicated to a safe and clean environment creating power that is responsible and safe for people everywhere.