What: Blogger, podcast host and -- above all -- reader Anne Bogel will discuss and sign her book I'D RATHER BE READING.
When: Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 pm
Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Anne Bogel for book personalization, please purchase I'D RATHER BE READING from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.
About the Author:
When it comes to approaching her writing and life, Anne Bogel takes a line from Emily Dickinson: "I dwell in possibility." She is adept at viewing old ideas from a fresh perspective and presenting them to the reader in such a way that they experience them as if for the first time.
In 2011, Anne launched her blog Modern Mrs Darcy, which derives its name from a Jane Austen book. It didn't slot neatly into the existing blog niches (although she's been pleased to hear it described as "a lifestyle blog for nerds"), yet it quickly gained a cult following of smart, thoughtful readers who love Anne's modus operandi of approaching familiar ideas from new and fresh angles.
Anne's readers like to read. While Modern Mrs Darcy isn't strictly a book blog, Anne writes frequently about books and reading. Her book lists are among her most popular posts. She is well known by readers, authors, and publishers as a tastemaker. In 2016, she launched her podcast What Should I Read Next?—a popular show devoted to bibliotherapy, literary matchmaking, and all things books and reading.
Anne lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband, four children, and a few thousand books.
A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675, or add the book to your cart on our website and add personalization details in the order notes. Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you cannot attend the event and prefer in-store pick up, please pick up your unclaimed book(s) within a month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.
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For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them.