Monday, October 30, 2006

IHS Press Authors to Sign Books

Authors of books released by the IHS Press this fall will be available to sign copies of their books at a variety of events in November.

Ray E. Boomhower, author of The Soldier's Friend: A Life of Ernie Pyle, will be at the Barnes & Noble store in Plainfield, Indiana, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. The store is located at the Metropolis LifeStyle Center, 2540 Futura Parkway, Plainfield. For more information on the event, call the store at (317) 838-7941.

Boomhower will also talk about his Pyle biography at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Culver-Union Township Public Library, 107 N. Main St., Culver. At 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, Boomhower will be signing books at Borders Book Store's River Crossing location at 8675 River Crossing Blvd., Indianapolis. For more information on this event, contact the store at (317) 574-1775.

Lou Harry, coeditor of the IHS Press publication The X-Mas Men, will sign copies of the book at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Borders River Crossing location in Indianapolis.

Harry will also be doing a book signing at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple, and at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Borders Book Store in downtown Indianapolis.

A host of writers published by the IHS Press will be included in the 90 authors who will be part of the fourth annual Indiana Historical Society Holiday Author Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis.

Visitors can converse with authors, have books signed, and enjoy live entertainment and refreshments. The Holiday Author Fair is free and open to the public.

IHS Press authors who will be at the Author Fair are: Ray Boomhower, Fred Cavinder, Earl Conn, Dan FitzGibbon, Wes Gehring, Angie Goude, Linda Gugin/James St. Clair, Lou Harry, Mary Blair Immel, Jim McGarrah/Tom Watson, Judy Newton/Carol Weiss, Ashley Ransburg, Ray Rice, and David Smith.