Lucy's Books Presents native Astorian Christopher Lord reading from his new Cozy Mystery book
The Christmas Carol Murders on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Lucy's Books. Complimentary refreshments served.
There is something afoot in Dickens Junction, Oregon. Local bookstore owner Simon Alastair is getting ready for the community's annual celebration of Charles Dickens's well known story. But a stranger shows up and is murdered. Simon and Zach, a dashing magazine reporter, begin to investigate. Then another murder follows. Is Dickens Junction safe? Is the murderer from the community? Or is there a shadowy organization behind this?
Lucy's Books presents Robert Michael Pyle reading from his new book of essays The Tangled Bank: Writings from Orion on Thursday, November 15, at KALA, 1017 Marine Drive, Astoria. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. There is a $6.00 cover charge. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
Robert's essays convey an exuberant sense of what it feels like to encounter the greater-than-human world with senses alert and mind engaged. Robert Michael Pyle is curious and knowledgeable about all manner of living things from butterflies to bats, from bio-luminescent plankton to the yeast in beer.