Nearly 200 People Flock to Book Fair

Los Alamos residents Earl and Linda Hoffman leave with their purchase Saturday from the Book Fair at Fuller Lodge sponsored by the Los Alamos Historical Museum and its publishing arm, Bathtub Row Press. More than 20 book publishers and authors from throughout the state participated in the event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan and Board President Ron Wilkins welcomed nearly 200 community members to Saturday’s Book Fair at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Saturday’s Book Fair spanned the lobby, main hall and upstairs area of Fuller Lodge. Browsers and shoppers had the opportunity to meet authors, discuss their works, or pick up a signed copy of a new release to tuck away for a holiday gift. Several recently released titles were showcased, including Cindy Bellinger’s Walking on Burnt Mountain, A Spiritual Quest in Los Alamos. And for history buffs interested in the Manhattan Project, Don Farrell’s Tinian, A Brief History has been reissued and was available. Bathtub Row Press had the newly-released soft cover of its award-winning book, At Home on the Slopes of Mountains: The Story of Peggy Pond Church. The event concluded with a tour of the Los Alamos Historic District. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Historical Museum and Bathtub Row Press hope to make this an annual event and to eventually include writing and publishing workshops and other book-related pursuits. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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