Welcome to BOOK CITY

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Explore Roanoke’s bookish vibe:    READ ★ WRITE ★ CONNECT ★ ABOUT

Get involved this fall:

  1. BOOK CITY ★ Roanoke presents Finding Roanoke – a book club style community conversation based on Dar Williams’ What I Found in a Thousand Towns (Basic Books 2017). Purchase the book locally at Barnes and Noble and receive a free ticket to the series culmination, a December 11 dinner featuring local foods, and a conversation with Dar Williams and Beth Macy complete with songs. Chapter conversations begin October 5. Sign up for updates.
  2. Watch for an upcoming call for submissions for the 2018 BOOK CITY ★ Roanoke anthology of local writing: Finding Roanoke.
  3. The 2017 Roanoke Valley Reads title is When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.  Read the book and attend an upcoming event.
  4. Roanoke gets a new independent book store this fall. Attend the grand opening on October 28 at 2 PM. ★

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