Literary Arts

The Mercantile Library

The Mercantile Library

The Black Agenda Cincinnati

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Books by the Banks 

  • October 2017

The Booksellers on Fountain Square | 505 Vine St., 1st floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-258-2038

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Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio | 7162 Reading Rd., Suite 600, Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-672-3702 

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The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education | 8401 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-487-3055. 

  • Nov. 19, 10 a.m. Stephen & Lusia Hornstein Lecture on the Holocaust and the Human Spirit (at Wise Temple, 8329 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236)

Chase Public | 1569 Chase Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-426-6500

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-497-2860

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Covington Writers Group | Kenton County Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop

Greater Milford Area Historical Society | 906 Main St., Milford, OH 45150. 513-248-0324

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 2692 Madison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-396-8960 

  • Aug. 23, 7 p.m. “Iowa,” new released collection of photography by Nancy Rexroth
  • Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Book discussion and signing of “Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor,” with author and actor Bruce Campbell

Mayerson JCC | 8485 Ridge Ave., Amberley. 513-761-7500 

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Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717.

  • Sept. 6, 12 p.m. Discussion: “The Summer Before the War,” by Helen Simonson, led by Marianna Bettman
  • Sept. 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Discussion: “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” by Haruki Murakami, led by Rich Lauf
  • Sept. 14, 12-1 p.m. Discussion: “The Wright Brothers,” by David McCullough, led by Brendon Cull
  • Sept. 14, 7 p.m. “Pyle Urban Lecture,” with R.T. Rybak, President and CEO of The Minneapolis Foundation. Reception: 6:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Discussion: “The Vegetarian,” by Han Kang, led by Rich Lauf
  • Oct. 4, 12 p.m. Discussion: “Dreamland,” by Sam Quinones, led by John Faherty
  • Oct. 5, 12-1 p.m. Discussion: “Ohio Colossus: James Rhodes,” by Tom Diemer, led by Brendon Cull
  • Oct. 17, 6-7:30 p.m. Discussion: “Nanjing Requiem,” by Ha Jin, led by Rich Lauf
  • Oct. 26, 12-1 p.m. Discussion: “Answering the Call,” by Judge Nate Jones, led by Brendon Cull
  • Nov. 1, 12 p.m. Discussion: “The Nix,” by Nathan Hill, led by Justin Masterson
  • Nov. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Discussion: “Frog,” by Mo Yan, led by Rich Lauf
  • Nov. 16, 12-1 p.m. Discussion: “Reckless: My Life as a Pretender,” by Chrissie Hynde, led by Brendon Cull
  • Dec. 6, 12 p.m. Discussion: “The House of Rumour,” by Jake Arnott, led by Kamal Southall
  • Dec. 7, 12-1 p.m. Discussion: “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma,” by Kostya Kennedy, led by Brendon Cull

Monastery Studio | 760 William Howard Taft Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206

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Northern Kentucky University Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement | Louie B. Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099 

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Pique | 210 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011. 859-322-9553

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Public Library of Cincinnati | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

  • Aug. 26, 2 p.m. “Yay, I Have a Finished Draft! Now What?” led by Kurt Dinan
  • Sept. 8, 7 p.m. Book discussion of “Thirteen Reasons Why,” with author Jay Asher
  • Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Book discussion of “Hillbilly Elegy,” with author J.D. Vance
  • Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Book discussion of “Love and Other Consolation Prizes,” with author Jamie Ford

Skirball Museum / Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Thomas More College | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800 

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Women Writing for a Change | 6906 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-272-1171

  • Sept. 16 8 p.m. “Not Yet” Staged reading of a play by Diane Germaine

Word of Mouth Cincinnati | MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Final Tuesdays. 7 p.m. Monthly poetry readings

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