BOOK TALKS

  • “Don't underestimate the importance you have - history

    has shown us that courage can be contagious.”

    -Michelle Obama

  • “We must let go of the life we’ve planned

    so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

    -Joseph Campbell

  • “With enough courage,

    you can do without a reputation.”

    -Rhett Butler

  • “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;

    courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

    -Winston Churchill

  • “The opposite of courage is not cowardice. It is

    conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”

    -Jim Hightower

  • “Courage is being scared to death

    and saddling up anyway.”

    -John Wayne

  • “There are only two mistakes one can make along

    the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.”

    -Anonymous

  • “The most courageous act is

    still to think for yourself. Aloud.”

    -Coco Chanel

  • “We need the courage to learn

    from our past and not live in it.”

    -Sharon Salzberg

  • “Be bold and mighty forces

    will come to your aid.”

    -Goethe

  • “Courage is

    grace under pressure.”

    -Ernest Hemingway

  • “I’ve been through it all, baby.

    I’m Mother Courage.”

    -Elizabeth Taylor

  • “Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage

    to save the world.”

    -Grace Paley

  • “A ship in harbor is safe,

    but that is not what ships are built for.”

    -John Shedd

  • “Courage is fear

    that has said its prayers.”

    -Karle Wilson Baker

  • “Courage is going from failure to failure

    without losing enthusiasm.”

    -Winston Churchill

  • “Courage is the first of human virtues

    because it makes all others possible.”

    -Aristotle

BOOK TALKS AND EVENTS

2017:

Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, VT, Thursday, April 13, 6pm, Official pre-publication launch

Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, Saturday, April 22, 3pm

The Bookstore, Lenox, MA, Sunday, April 23, 3pm, Berkshire launch

Rainy Day Books, Kansas City, MO, Wednesday, May 10, 7pm

Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO, Thursday, May 11, 7pm

Boulder Book Store, Boulder, CO, Tuesday, May 16

Millbrook Literary Festival, Millbrook, NY, Saturday, May 20

Chatham Bookstore, Chatham, NY, Sunday, May 21, 2pm

Zen Center for Contemplative Care, New York, NY, Monday, June 5, sitting at 5pm, panel at 6pm

Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA, Friday, June 23, 7pm

Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA, Monday, June 26, 7pm

“Fridays With Smitty,” WSBS  860AM/94.1FM, Friday, September 1, 9am

Gramercy Books, Columbus, OH, Thursday, September 14, 7pm

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington, KY, Sunday, September 17, 2pm

The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, Saturday, September 23, 5pm

Vermont Insight Meditation Center, Brattleboro, VT, Sunday, October 22

In addition, plans are being made to speak in Boston, New York, Miami, and Brattleboro, VT so stay tuned!

Contact Barbara

You can contact Barbara by email at barbara@barbarabonner.org for information, or to schedule a speaking engagement.