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Author Talk with Russell Rowland

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to welcome back local author Russell Rowalnd 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.

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ISBN: 9781945814921
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Published: Dzanc Books - November 12th, 2019

Author Talk with Jamie Harrison

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to welcome local author, and Reading the West Award winner, Jamie Harrison to share her newest novel The Center of Everything. In this compelling family drama set against the dangerous beauty of the Yellowstone, Polly is still trying to get her life back on track after a recent accident, not always trusting reality.

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ISBN: 9781640092341
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 9th, 2020

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 years 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

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ISBN: 9780062323484
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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.

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By Rick McIntyre, Robert Redford (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781771645218
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Published: Greystone Books - October 15th, 2019

Author Event with Betsy Gaines Quammen

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to welcome local author Betsy Gaines Quammen to share her new book, American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God, and Public Lands in the West. American Zion is the story of the Bundy family, famous for their armed conflicts over public lands in the West. The family connects the history of their antagonism back to the very first Mormons who fled the Midwest for the Great Basin. Today their cowboy confrontations are a dramatic example of the rift between competing ideas of public lands ownership, wildlife stewardship and personal freedom.

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ISBN: 9781948814140
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Published: Torrey House Press - March 25th, 2020

Author Event with Dr. Gretchen Minton

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are excited to welcome MSU scholar Dr. Gretchen Minton to share her new book Shakespeare in Montana. Tracing more than two centuries of history, Shakespeare in Montana uncovers a vast array of different voices that capture the state's love affair with the world's most famous writer.

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ISBN: 9780826361561
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: University of New Mexico Press - May 15th, 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.

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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.

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

Author Talk with S.M. Hulse

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:00pm

We are thrilled to welcome Montana author S.M. Hulse to share her newest novel Eden Mine. In Eden Mine, the award-winning author of Black River examines the aftershocks of an act of domestic terrorism rooted in a small Montana town on the brink of abandonment, as it tears apart a family, tests the faith of a pastor, and the loyalty of a sister, and mines the deep rifts that come when the reach of the government clashes with individual freedom. 

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ISBN: 9780374146474
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 11th, 2020


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