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See 2018's Constitution Celebration Essay Contest Winners!

Click on the PDF File links below to read the wonderful essays by the winner in each age catagory!

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Check out a recent article about us in The Davis Enterprise, How to Choose a Bookstore.

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Upcoming In-Store Events - November:

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Second Friday ArtAbout on November 8

Davis Downtown presents 2nd Friday ArtAbout, a monthly self guided artwalk, exploring art installations and receptions at galleries, art co-ops, and businesses in Davis. This free event offers art, activities, live music, complimentary wine and refreshments, and opportunities to converse with featured artists, which will vary from location to location!

The Avid Reader is happy to announce our participation in your Davis ArtAbout experience, we will be featuring artist Edythe Haendel Schwartz with a reception from 5 to 7 pm!

 

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Author Event - Geist Intermezzo

The Avid Reader will be welcoming back local author Fallon O’Neill and his latest work of fiction, Geist Intermezzo, in-store on Saturday, November 16th. The hour-long event begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Avid Reader, 617 2nd Street in downtown Davis. It is free and open to the public.

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Author Event - Sold My Soul for a Student Loan:

The Avid Reader will be welcoming author Daniel Kirsch and his work of non-fiction, Sold My Soul for a Student Loan: Higher Education and the Political Economy of the Future, in-store on Friday, November 22nd. The hour-long event begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Avid Reader, 617 2nd Street in downtown Davis. It is free and open to the public.

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Author Event - American Grief in Four Stages:

The Avid Reader will be welcoming author Sadie Hoagland and her debut collection of stories, American Grief in Four Stages, in conversation with UC Davis professor Naomi Williams in-store on Saturday, November 23rd. The hour-long event begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Avid Reader, 617 2nd Street in downtown Davis. It is free and open to the public.

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