Location: Colfax Avenue

Jeffery B. Miller - WWI Crusaders

A History Book Talk & Signing

Magazine editor and author Jeffery B. Miller will discuss and sign WWI Crusaders ($24.95 Milbrown Press. This is the first book for general readers that tells in one volume the interlacing stories of German brutality, Belgian resistance, and the young Americans who went into German-occupied Belgium. 


WWI Crusaders: A band of Yanks in German-occupied Belgium help save millions from starvation as civilians resist the harsh German rul By Jeffrey B. Miller Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990689386
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Milbrown Press - October 22nd, 2018

Poetry Readings with Leslie Ullman, Joan Roberta Ryan, & Jane Lin

An Evening of Poetry Readings & Signings

Poet Leslie Ullman will read from and sign Library of Small Happiness ($25.00 3: A Taos Press), which offers a glorious hybrid collection of essays, poems, and writing exercises. This book focuses on aspects of craft while embracing a holistic approach that makes accessible the unique intelligence of poetry. 

Active Minds Lecture: Tobacco

The global tobacco market exceeds half a trillion dollars annually. If tobacco were a country, it would be roughly the 20th largest economy in the world. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of tobacco, from its roots to its leaves. We will cover the origins of tobacco, the role it has played in history as a plantation crop, and the rise and fall of tobacco in the U.S.

Active Minds Lecture: Lebanon

Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the current situation in Lebanon. We will provide the background necessary to understand the rise of Hezbollah, Lebanon’s Shiite militia, and Lebanon’s role in the Arab-Israeli conflict, including the complex relationship with its neighbor Syria. Come learn how this important country fits into the puzzle that is the Middle East. 

Active Minds Lecture: Kashmir

Since the formation of India and Pakistan in 1947, both countries have fought over the region known as Kashmir. Containing a Muslim majority, but ruled by Hindu dominated India, Kashmir has been the trigger of two separate wars between India and Pakistan, and even drawn China into the conflict. Add to the mix, the nuclear arsenal of both countries and it’s not difficult to see the potential flashpoint that Kashmir represents in the region.