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Books in Bloom

An Intimate Afternoon with Authors presented by the Eagle Valley Library District


Saturday, May 21
at 02:00 pm

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The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek

2016's Authors

Simon Van Booy Photograph

Simon Van Booy

Author of three novels, including Father's Day and The Illusion of Separateness; three collections of short stories; and the editor of three philosophy books. His essays have appeared in the New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, and ELLE Men, (China), where he has a monthly column. He has also written for the stage, National Public Radio, and the BBC.

Lydia Netzer Photograph

Lydia Netzer

Her first novel, Shine Shine Shine, was a New York Times Notable Book for 2012 and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist. Her second novel, How To Tell Toledo from the Night Sky, is about a pair of astrophysicists destined (through their mothers' planning) to fall in love.

Hampton Sides Photograph

Hampton Sides

New York Times best-selling author of Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, and Hellhound on His Trail; award-winning editor of Outside Magazine. His most recent book, In the Kingdom of Ice, was selected as A Best Book of the Year by USA Today, Time Magazine, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Richmond Times Dispatch, Christian Science Monitor, and the Daily Beast.

Event Photos

Books in Bloom Over the Years

As we're sowing the seeds for the 6th Annual Books in Bloom, get a glimpse of the moments from the previous five years featuring fifteen remarkable authors. Build your anticipation for what is to come: an intimate afternoon with writers and book lovers, lively discussions, and delicious appetizers.

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About Books in Bloom

Discover an opportunity to meet three exceptional authors and hear them speak about the creative writing process, their literary passions, inspirations and experiences as writers at the 5th Annual Books in Bloom on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek. The authors featured at this year’s Books in Bloom are Simon Van Booy, Lydia Netzer and Hampton Sides. After the conclusion of the author presentations, they each will be available for book signing and their books will be available for purchase at the event. Come mingle with the authors and fellow book lovers, enjoy lively discussions, and sample delicious appetizers provided by the Grouse Mountain Grill.

Can’t make it to Books in Bloom? Join us Friday, May 20 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Avon Public Library for a casual “Meet & Greet” with the authors. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and book signing available.

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