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Sunday 12-5 PM

Join Elm Street Books for wonderful author events. Check the location for each author event. Most programs are complimentary, but we do ask you to register.

7th Annual Literary Luncheon
with Christina Baker Kline,
author of Orphan Train

November 13, 2014 at 11:30 AM

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November 6th @ 7PM
Wilton Library

Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen

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An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning-finally-to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today, from David Chang to Alice Waters to Thomas Keller. Hilarious and heartwarming, encouraging and instructional, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen showcases Cowin’s plentiful cooking mistakes, inspiring anyone who loves a good meal but fears its preparation.


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Book Signing @ Elm Street Books

November 15th 12noon - 2:30pm

By day, Jeanne Bogino is director of a small but busy library in rural upstate New York. By night, she writes at the western Massachusetts homestead where she lives with her partner, dogs, chickens, and honeybees.

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Children's Event

In store Booksigning with Cindy Lipton

November 1 12:00noon - 2:30pm






Author Jack Cavanaugh

Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside

November 3rd 7PM @ the Wilton Library

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Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside: World War II, Army’s Undefeated Teams, and College Football’s Greatest Backfield Duo. Heisman Trophy winners Glenn Davis and Felix Blanchard – renowned during their playing days at West Point as ‘Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside’ – were the best-known college football players in the country between 1944 and 1946, and Army was the nation’s top-ranked team under legendary coach Red Blaik. Cavanaugh takes readers through the three national championship seasons as well as dramatic changes that took place in sports and most notably college football in the wake of WWII.


Book Signing @ Elm Street Books October 25th


Tentyrian Legacy

Meet Author Elise Walters


Save the Date November 12 7PM @ Wilton Library

Patricia Cornwell
NYTimes Bestselling Author

Ms. Cornwell’s first and only stop in the Northeast and one of only four appearances in the entire country for the launch of her newest novel, Flesh and Blood (releasing November 11). The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers the next enthralling thriller in her high-stakes series starring Kay Scarpetta – a complex tale involving a serial sniper who strikes chillingly close to the forensic investigator herself.

Due to the popularity of this author, the purchase of the book, Flesh and Blood, is your ticket to the event. The ticket price is $30 and includes one hardcover copy of Flesh and Blood and one seat at the event. A portion of the book sales, as always, will benefit Wilton Library. One seat per book purchase. All ticket purchases are non-refundable.

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Don't miss Jon Katz

Save the Date November 23 @ 3:00pm at

The Wilton Library

How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

Jon Katz

Jon Katz has written nineteen books—seven novels and twelve works of nonfiction—including Soul of a Dog, Izzy & Lenore, Dog Days, A Good Dog, and The Dogs of Bedlam Farm. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Rolling Stone, Wired, and the AKC Gazette. He has worked for CBS News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Katz is also a photographer and the author of a children’s book, Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm. He lives on Bedlam Farm in upstate New York with the artist Maria Heinrich; his dogs, Rose, Izzy, Lenore, and Frieda; and his barn cats, Mother and Minnie.



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