March Borders Events

From: Virginia
Sent on: Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:49 PM
Below are the March events at Borders. Please contact [address removed] for all press and interview inquiries.





WHO: Molly Caldwell Crosby

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of Asleep

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

5333 Wisconsin Avenue,NW, Washington DC, DC

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WHEN: Monday, March 01, 2010, 7:00PM

WHY: ASLEEP: The Forgotten Epidemic That Remains One of Medicine's Greatest Mysteries is the extraordinary true story of the sleeping sickness epidemic of the 1920's that explores case studies and the specialists who spent their lives treating and looking for a cure. Crosby's first book, the national bestseller The American Plague, received incredible critical acclaim from The New York Times Book Review, Newsweek, and The Tennessean, among others.



WHO: Reverend Allan Lokos

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of Pocket Peace

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

5333 Wisconsin Avenue,NW, Washington DC, DC

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WHEN: Monday, March 08, 2010, 7:00PM

WHY: We live in a turbulent world in which we are often forced to respond on a dime to challenging or even life-altering situations. To react wisely in difficult moments one needs to be quick on one's feet, but also quick of mind. In Pocket Peace, interfaith minister and Buddhist practitioner Reverend Allan Lokos provides readers with concise yet incisive daily "pocket practices" that will enable them to act in accordance with their truest and best selves.



WHO: Linda Fairstein

WHAT: Reading and Signing of Hell Gate

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

5871 Crossroads Center Way, Baileys Crossroads, VA

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WHEN: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 7:30PM

WHY: New York City politics have always been filled with intrigue and behind-the-scenes deals. In Hell Gate, Alex finds her attention torn between investigating a shipwreck that has human cargo and the political sex scandal of a NY congressman. When Alex discovers that a woman from the wreck and the congressman's lover have the same rose tattoo, it dawns on her that these cases are related and that the entire political landscape of New York City could hang in the balance of her investigation.



WHO: Michelle Singletary

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of The Power to Prosper

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

4420 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie, MD

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WHEN: Saturday, March 13, 2010, 2:00PM

WHY: Using biblical principles and promises in The Power to Prosper, Michelle Singletary teaches you practical ways to financial freedom by putting you on a twenty-one-day financial fast, where you are prohibited from using credit cards and cannot buy anything unless it is a basic need for survival. You'll experience something even more amazing..your faith and generosity will increase, too.



WHO: Father Gregory Boyle

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of Tattoos on the Heart

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

1801 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

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WHEN: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 6:30PM

WHY: Tattoos on the Heart recounts stories from the author?s life working in a ghetto with young people. Here, Father Boyle has distilled his experience into a breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith but applicable to anyone just trying to be good.



WHO: Kelly Corrigan

WHAT: Reading and Signing of Lift

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

11301 Rockville Pike, Kensington, MD

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WHEN: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 7:00PM

WHY: Written as a letter to her children, Kelly Corrigan's Lift is a tender, intimate, and robust portrait of risk and love; a touchstone for anyone who wants to live more fully. In Lift, Corrigan weaves together three true and unforgettable stories of adults willing to experience emotional hazards in exchange for the gratifications of raising children.



WHO: Timothy M. Gay

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA

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WHEN: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 7:30PM

WHY: Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America.



WHO: Jason F. Wright

WHAT: Reading and Signing of The Cross Gardener

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

5871 Crossroads Center Way, Baileys Crossroads, VA

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WHEN: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 7:30PM

WHY: Married and the father of a young daughter, John Bevan had finally found the traditional family he lacked as an orphaned child. But all that disappears when a fatal car accident steals away his wife and the unborn child she carried. From Jason F. Wright comes a timeless tale that explores the questions we ask when our lives are touched by loss: How do we carry on? And who will show us the way?



WHO: Diarmaid MacCulloch

WHAT: Discussion and Signing of Christianity

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

11301 Rockville Pike, Kensington, MD

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WHEN: Saturday, March 27, 2010, 4:00PM

WHY: Once in a generation a historian will redefine his field, producing a book that demands to be read. Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity is such a book. Breathtaking in ambition, it ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible, following the three main strands of the Christian faith. His last book, The Reformation, was chosen by dozens of publications as Best Book of the Year. This awe-inspiring follow-up is a landmark new history of the faith that continues to shape the world.



WHO: Anne Perry

WHAT: Reading and Signing of The Sheen on the Silk

WHERE: BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC

5871 Crossroads Center Way, Baileys Crossroads, VA

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WHEN: Monday, March 29, 2010, 7:30PM

WHY: Now readers are in for a real treat: a vibrant, epic historical novel set in 13th-century Constantinople, Venice, and Rome. THE SHEEN ON THE SILK Perry's first ever stand-alone is on one level about a young woman who risks everything to clear her brother's name. But she's not the only one at risk; the broader story captures the tensions between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches at a moment in history when any misstep could lead to a devastating crusade.

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