Meet Robin Yocum, Author of A Brilliant Death

On Thursday October 26, 2017, Literary Cleveland and Ohio Center for the Book continue Read Ohio with award-winning author Robin Yocum. Yocum will read and discuss his book, the 2017 Edgar® Award-nominated, A Brilliant Death. Read Ohio is an author talk and book discussion series hosted by Literary Cleveland, in partnership with the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public …

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Start Talking! Rx Opioid Abuse

Did You Know? 1 in 6 teens has used a prescription drug in order to get high or change their mood. Two-thirds of teens who abuse pain relievers say they get them from family members and friends. One person dies every 19 minutes from drug overdose in the United States and this increasing trend is driven by prescription painkillers. Learn …

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Sam Quinones: Author and National Geographic Journalist Discusses Opioid Epidemic

On Saturday, October 7, Cleveland Public Library will host a special event featuring Sam Quinones, the author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (Bloomsbury, 2015) in the Louis Stokes Wing of the downtown Main Library. During his talk, Quinones will discuss the far-ranging causes of our nation’s heroin and opioid epidemics. According to the Centers for Disease …

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Recommend Titles for Shakespeare in Love. Now playing at Cleveland Play House

September 9 – October 1, 2017 Cleveland Play House Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare Cleveland, Ohio adapted for the stage by Lee Hall based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard directed by Laura Kepley The Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love comes to the stage, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. Young playwright Will Shakespeare is short …

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Mira Bartók, The New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits Cleveland Public Library

The New York Times best-selling author of The Memory Place will visit Cleveland Public Library’s Rice Branch on Thursday, October 5 to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel The Wonderling . This extraordinary story, with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong as he seeks …

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