**TICKETS TO THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT**
Thursday, October 18 at 7PM
Speaking and Signing
Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
at First Baptist Church
- Tickets are on now SOLD OUT.
- Tickets are only available via Brown Paper Tickets. They are not available in-store.
- One ticket is $20 (plus service fee) and includes one copy of Almost Everything.
- Each ticket admits ONE person to First Baptist Church for this event.
- Seating is general admission; first come, first served.
Please note: Tickets will be processed by Brown Paper Tickets, not BookPeople. If you purchase a ticket and cannot attend the event, we will hold a copy of Almost Everything for you at BookPeople for 30 days after the date of the event. You may not pick up the book in advance of the event.
ABOUT ALMOST EVERYTHING
From the bestselling author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Help, Thanks, Wow, comes a new book about the place hope holds in our lives.
“I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen,” Anne Lamott admits at the beginning of Almost Everything. Despair and uncertainty surround us: in the news, in our families, and in ourselves. But even when life is at its bleakest—when we are, as she puts it, “doomed, stunned, exhausted, and over-caffeinated”—the seeds of rejuvenation are at hand. “All truth is paradox,” Lamott writes, “and this turns out to be a reason for hope. If you arrive at a place in life that is miserable, it will change.” That is the time when we must pledge not to give up but “to do what Wendell Berry wrote: ’Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts.’”
In this profound and funny book, Lamott calls for each of us to rediscover the nuggets of hope and wisdom that are buried within us that can make life sweeter than we ever imagined. Divided into short chapters that explore life’s essential truths, Almost Everything pinpoints these moments of insight as it shines an encouraging light forward.
Candid and caring, insightful and sometimes hilarious, Almost Everything is the book we need and that only Anne Lamott can write.
ABOUT ANNE LAMOTT
Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Hallelujah Anyway; Small Victories; Stitches; Help, Thanks, Wow; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; Bird by Bird; and Traveling Mercies, as well as several novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California
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