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NEWS & EVENTS AT WALDEN POND BOOKS
Newly released MUST-READ books for Fall, 2019:
- THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood
- THE SECRET COMMONWEALTH by Philip Pullman
- WATER DANCER by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- FACE IT by Debbie Harry
- BLOWOUT by Rachel Maddow
- TALKING TO STRANGERS by Malcom Gladwell
- GUTS by Raina Telgemeier
- KNOW MY NAME by Chanel Miller
- PERMANENT RECORD by Edward Snowden
- YEAR OF THE MONKEY by Patti Smith
- ME by Elton John
Are your books taking up more space in your home than they deserve?
Moving? Need some cash for your books? Want to trade books you've read for books you haven't read?
Bring us your books! We might not take all of them, but we'll pay cash or give you store credit for the ones we do want.
- Tuesday, October 22, 2019 through Thursday, October 31, 2019: We have STOPPED buying and trading books in October. We will
resume buying and trading books on Friday, November 1, 2019.
- Friday, November 1, 2019 through Thursday, November 21, 2019: We will resume buying and trading books in November.
We buy and trade books from 10:00 am through 3:00 pm during the first three weeks (21 days) of each month except April and December. We do NOT buy or trade
books in April and December.
BOOK AWARD NEWS:
- Monday, October 14, 2019: Both GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER by Bernardine Evaristo and THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood have won the 2019 Booker Prize for the best novel of the year.
- Sunday, August 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019
Hugo Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
- Wednesday, July 24, 2019: The nominees for the 2019 Booker Prize have been announced.
- Wednesday, June 5, 2019: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones wins
the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction - the world's most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honoring women authors.
- Tuesday, May 21, 2019: CELESTIAL BODIES by Jokha Alharthi - translated by Marilyn Booth from the original Arabic - wins the 2019 International Booker Prize for the best novel of the year translated into English.
- Saturday, May 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Nebula Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
- Friday, April 26, 2019: DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA by Walter Mosley wins the 2019 Edgar Award for the best mystery/suspense novel of the year.
- Monday, April 15, 2019: The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, Nonfiction, History, Biography, and Poetry have been announced.