Novelists, poets, historians, biographers, and more — we bring both new authors and old favorites to talk with you about their latest books. We also host book groups and celebrate new releases and other special occasions.
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July 1–31: Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville!
Waldo’s back for a scavenger hunt at three dozen locations in Downtown Knoxville. Pick up your Waldo Passport at Union Ave Books or any other participating location, and start hunting! Collect 20 or more stamps, and you’ll be eligible to win a deluxe set of Waldo books. You’ll also find lots of fun, treats, and prizes along the way.
Union Ave Books is excited to be the host location for this year’s Find Waldo scavenger hunt.
Wednesday, July 26, noon: The Bookaholics will discuss LaRose by Louise Erdrich.
In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture.
Inspiring and affecting, LaRose is a powerful exploration of loss, justice, and the reparation of the human heart, and an unforgettable, dazzling tour de force from one of America’s most distinguished literary masters.