PAULA POUNDSTONE: SPECIAL EVENT
Oct
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

PAULA POUNDSTONE: SPECIAL EVENT

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Is there a secret to happiness?

Of course! Renowned comedian Paula Poundstone will unveil this closely guarded secret when Thurber House brings her to the Mees Auditorium at Capital University to discuss her new book, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. In her latest book, Poundstone offers herself up as a human guinea pig in a series of unscientific experiments in search of happiness. This includes taekwondo lessons, becoming tech savvy, communing with nature, and driving a Lamborghini.

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JAMES WILLIS: SPECIAL EVENT
Oct
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

JAMES WILLIS: SPECIAL EVENT

James Willis will talk about his latest book, Central Ohio Legends and Lore, a riveting collection of tales of the strange and unusual. Willis travels across Central Ohio and delves into the Buckeye State's stories of murderous villains, courageous heroes, and even a few ghosts and monsters including Bigfoot-like creatures, UFO sighting and investigations, Johnny Appleseed’s earliest orchards, and much more.

Special raffle: Keep reading for your chance to win a private ghost hunt at Thurber House!

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TOM BATIUK: SPECIAL EVENT
Sep
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

TOM BATIUK: SPECIAL EVENT

Tom Batiuk, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and creator of the popular Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft comic strips, captured the attention of the nation a decade ago when one of his central characters, Lisa Moore, died of breast cancer. The strip was credited with raising breast cancer awareness around the country. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Lisa’s death. To commemorate the anniversary, Batiuk will unveil his three-volume set, Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy.

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