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Literary Chickens by Beth Moon

Event date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

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Thursday, November 15 at 7:00pm

Beth Moon will present her new book

Literary Chickens

From the best-selling photographer of Ancient Trees, Literary Chickens is an arresting collection of black-and-white chicken portraits paired with quotations from classic literature.

Fierce, funny, and flamboyant, fifty-two heritage-breed chickens assess the camera with a keen gaze. By focusing on the faces of her avian subjects, Beth Moon reveals them to us not just as beautiful and exotic creatures, but as individuals in their own right. An essay by chicken keeper and best-selling author Melissa Caughey and cultural critic Collier Brown sheds additional light on this fresh and remarkable body of work, which will appeal to animal lovers and literature buffs alike.

Event address: 
Barrett Bookstore
314 Heights Road
Darien, CT 06820-4127

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