Infinite Monster: New Hurricane Ike Book

A history of Hurricane Ike in Galveston.
Making landfall in June:
Infinite Monster:
Courage, Hope, and Resurrection
in the face of one of America’s Largest Hurricanes

“Scores of private interviews expose the politics of recovery, the destitution of loss, and the revelry of rebirth. Award-winning Galveston County Daily News reporters Leigh Jones and Rhiannon Meyers deliver the story about one of America’s largest hurricanes through the voices of those who lived it.”

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Galveston Bookshop


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Saturday, May 23rd

Ledbetter Street
by Susan P. Baker
2:00-4:00 p.m.


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Saturday, May 30th

Galveston's Tree Carvings
by Joseph R. Pellerin
3:00-5:00 p.m.

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With us since 2002.

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  • Susan Baker's new Galveston novel is in stock. (Yesterday we said here that she was BOI which is incorrect!),
  • Ann Pearson is here for the signing! 3-5 today at the store. ,
  • Author Ann M. Pearson joins us Saturday at 3 with her historical fiction set in Galveston, "Taken by Storm" ,
  • We are now set up as a pay station for the new pay-by-phone parking if you just want to pay cash and not use your phone and a credit card.,
  • Handout from last night's Downtown Parking meeting giving an overview of the new system. ,