This week at brookline booksmith

Local author, mathematical physicist at BU, and most importantly Booksmith regular Amir Aczel has been generating waves (gravitational waves from the Big Bang, am I right?) with his provocative new book Why Science Does Not Disprove God. Check out these: Alan Lightman's review in the Washington Post and a more recent one in Forbes. Aczel will be here tomorrow night at 7 to discuss the new book. We can't recommend highly enough that you attend! In fact, if I am reading the gravitational waves correctly, it appears that you already have attended, albeit in an alternate universe. Well, come again anyway!

Thursday marks the next meeting of our Small Press Book Club, where Natasha will lead the discussion around The Weirdness by Jeremy Bushnell. Our longstanding Booksmith Book Club met last night and decided that next on the list is Dave Egger's latest novel, A Hologram for the King. Early next week we welcome Ayelet Waldman and Gabrielle Zevin.
See you around the store!


The terrific folk duo Fox & Branch will be performing a wonderful family concert at Club Passim in Harvard Square on Saturday, April 26 at 10:30am. Their music is a regular feature on the airwaves of our home, and the kids and I can attest to the quality of their live shows. Don't miss this great show, and this terrific music! Original songs mixed with funny and respectful reworkings of traditional folk standards, played on banjo, guitar, washboard and spoons by two great guys. And they visit the bookstore every time they pass through Boston! Get your tickets here.

The annual Tee Off @ the Library will take place on Saturday May 3 &4! 7:30-10pm on Saturday night is just for adults! Mini-golf, snacks, spirits, special guest authors, & wear your favorite Kentucky Derby hat for our photo booth. Doors open at 7:30pm. TICKETS: $5 online until May 1st; $10 at the door. Including alcohol: $15 online until May 1st; $20 at the door. FOR SATURDAY NIGHT register here or call 6170730-2370 for more information.
Sunday morning the golf course is open for kids, families & teens! Enjoy mini-golf, breakfast treats, face painting, special guest authors, and a photo booth to capture your memories. Doors open at 8:30am. TICKETS: $10 for families up to four; Open to kids ages 5 on up through to teens. FOR SUNDAY MORNING register at Brooklinerec.com or call 617-730-2069.


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~ page updated  04/15/2014