Friday, November 02, 2012

Annual Holiday Author Fair December 1

A host of IHS Press authors will be among the approximately 80 authors at the Indiana Historical Society's annual Holiday Author Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis. The Author Fair is free with paid admission to the Indiana Experience and for IHS members. Those IHS Press authors at the event and their books are:

 * Ray E. Boomhower, The People's Choice: Congressman Jim Jontz of Indiana

* Linda C. Gugin and James E. St. Clair, Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court

* M. Teresa Baer, Indianapolis: A City of Immigrants

* John A. Beineke, Going over all the Hurdles: A Life of Oatess Archey (special appearance by Oatess Archey. The two men will discuss the book in a program at 2 p.m.)

* Rachel Berenson Perry, Paint and Canvas: A Life of T. C. Steele

* Rita Kohn, Full Steam Ahead: Reflections on the Impact of the First Steamboat on the Ohio River, 1811-2011

* David Thomas Murphy, Murder in Their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre

* John C. Shively, Profiles in Survival: The Experiences of American POWs in the Philippines during World War II

Other notable Indiana authors scheduled to be at the Author Fair include Dan Wakefield, Dick Wolfsie, Nelson Price, Helen Frost, Mike Mullin, Rabbi Sandy Sasso, Norbert Krapf, Michael Martone, Barbara Shoup, David Hoppe, and James Alexander Thom and Dark Rain Thom.

Gift wrapping (and caroling) will be provided by members of the Butler University Chorale.

The Author Fair is presented by Lorene Burkhart and an anonymous donor in memory of Margot Lacy Eccles.