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Virtual Author Talk with Dr. Gretchen Minton

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Join Montana State University professor Dr. Gretchen Minton as she shares her new book Shakespeare in Montana. To register for this event - visit this link https://www.crowdcast.io/e/virtual-author-event and save your spot!


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Shakespeare in Montana: Big Sky Country's Love Affair with the World's Most Famous Writer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780826361561
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of New Mexico Press - May 15th, 2020

POSTPONED: Storytime with Precious McKenzie

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 11:00am

We’re celebrating Independent Bookstore Day in style--yeti style--with local author Precious McKenzie and her new book Cinder Yeti. We'll read Cinder Yeti, and kids will get to make yetis of their very own!

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Cinder Yeti Cover Image
By Precious McKenzie, Edward Tanzosh (Illustrator), Tara Raymo (Designed by)
ISBN: 9781734106503
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Published: Bealu Books - December 1st, 2019

POSTPONED: Author Talk with Mark Miller

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 6:00pm

We’re excited to welcome local historian Mark Miller to share his recent book, Encounters in Yellowstone: The Nez Perce Summer of 1877. Mark will be reading from the book, along with recounting his hunt for these stories from 150 years ago, and his process for braiding them together into a coherent narrative. His presentation will be followed by discussion and book signing. 


Encounters in Yellowstone: The Nez Perce Summer of 1877 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493045204
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Two Dot Books - October 7th, 2019

POSTPONED: Author Talk with Russell Rowland

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to welcome back local author Russell Rowland for his new western thriller Cold Country. Set in Montana in 1968, the small town of Paradise Valley is ripped open when popular rancher and notorious bachelor Tom Butcher is found murdered one morning, beaten to death by a baseball bat. Suspicion among the tight-knit community immediately falls on the outsider, Carl Logan, who recently moved in with his family and his troubled son, Roger. What Carl doesn't realize is that there are plenty of people in Paradise Valley who have reason to kill Tom Butcher.

Cold Country Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945814921
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Published: Dzanc Books - November 12th, 2019

One Book One Bozeman Talk with Carrie La Seur

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join us for a riveting craft talk and discussion with this year's One Book One Bozeman pick, local author Carrie La Seur as she discusses the research and craft that went into the writing of The Weight of an Infinite Sky. The critically acclaimed author of The Home Place explores the heart and mystery of Big Sky Country in this evocative and atmospheric novel of family, home, love, and responsibility inspired by William Shakespeare's Hamlet. In this unforgettable novel, Carrie La Seur once again captures the breathtaking beauty of the

The Weight of an Infinite Sky: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062323484
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 30th, 2018

Author Talk with Rick McIntyre

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to welcome local author Rick McIntyre to share his riveting book The Rise of Wolf 8. This is an astonishing true story of one of the first wolves to roam Yellowstone in more than 60 years following reintroduction efforts in 1995. This year, March 21st will mark the 25th anniversary of the wolves’ reintroduction.  Authored by a renowned wolf researcher and gifted storyteller, this title launches an original and bold new trilogy, Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone, which will transform our view of wolves forever.

The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog Cover Image
By Rick McIntyre, Robert Redford (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781771645218
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Published: Greystone Books - October 15th, 2019

POSTPONED: Author Event with Betsy Gaines Quammen

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:00pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We will reschedule when it is prudent, but books are still available, and we'd be happy to get them signed for you.


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American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948814140
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Published: Torrey House Press - March 24th, 2020

Author Talk with Carl M. Davis

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:00pm

We're delighted to welcome local archaeologist Carl M. Davis to share his book Six Hundred Generations: An Archaeological History of Montana. In Six Hundred Generations Davis provides a stunning look at the archaeological evidence of Montana's long Indigenous human history. Focusing on 12 unique archaeological sites, the book takes readers on an extraordinary journey through time, technologies, and cultures. Beginning with the First Americans who followed mammoths into this landscape, peer-awarded Montana archaeologist Carl M.

Six Hundred Generations: An Archaeological History of Montana Cover Image
ISBN: 9781606391112
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Published: Riverbend Publishing - July 2nd, 2019

Author Talk with Ednor Therriault

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

We're delighted to welcome back Ednor Therriault to share his new book Seven Montanas. While Montanans share a few attitudes and love of the land that attracts them to Big Sky country, it's the differences between the regions that truly give the state its unique flavor. Through interviews, photos, history and personal observations, author Ednor Therriault profiles each region and in the process gives a more complete view of the state as a whole.

Seven Montanas: A Journey in Search of the Soul of the Treasure State Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493041602
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Published: Two Dot Books - September 17th, 2019

Author Talk with Chad Dundas

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are fired up to welcome Montana author Chad Dundas back to share his newest book The Blaze, in which one man knows the connection between two extraordinary acts of arson, fifteen years apart, in his Montana hometown--if only he could remember it.

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The Blaze Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399176098
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 21st, 2020


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