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Author Event: Colin Dickey and Jenny Offill

  • Binnacle Books 321 Main Street Beacon, NY, 12508 United States (map)

Celebrated local authors and Binnacle favorites COLIN DICKEY and JENNY OFFILL will be gracing us with readings from their new books. Wine and witty banter to follow.

JENNY OFFILL is the author of DEPT. OF SPECULATION, named as one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times Book Review, and LAST THINGS, a New York Times Notable Book. She is also the author of several children's books, including SPARKY!, a tale of sloth friendship and acceptance.

COLIN DICKEY has made a career out of collecting unusual objects and hidden histories all over the country as a writer, speaker, and academic. He is the author of GHOSTLAND, AFTERLIVES OF THE SAINTS, and CRANIOKLEPTY, and is co-editor of THE MORBID ANATOMY ANTHOLOGY. He is also a member of the Order of the Good Death, a collective of artists, writers, and death industry professionals interested in improving the Western world’s relationship with mortality.

Earlier Event: July 11
Book Reading: If We Had Known
Later Event: August 29
Sam Anderson BOOM TOWN Book Party