On September 6, 2017

Authors, contributors to discuss “The Full Vermonty” at Phoenix Books Rutland

Courtesy of Phoenix Books Rutland

BILL MARES, JEFF DANZIGER

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—On Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m., Phoenix Books Rutland will host Bill Mares, Christopher Louras and Bob Stannard for a talk on “The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump.”

About “The Full Vermonty”: Vermont is a small state with a history of making a large impact. We’re little, but we’re loud. We recognize that we can’t ignore Trump and his actions, but he won’t be able to ignore us, either. Short of seceding from Union (we’ve already tried that to no avail), you can be sure that we’re not just going to sit back. That’s not our style. With the help of almost a score of “guest appearances”— including Madeleine Kunin, Steve Terry, David Gram, Marialisa Calta, Mike Martin, Don Hooper, Ed Koren, Bob Stannard, Bill Schubart, Sally Pollak, Julia Alvarez, Harry Chen, M.D., Larry Feign, Christopher Louras, Al Boright, Eric Hanson, Tom Slayton, Joe Hagan, M.D., Haviland Smith, and Jasper Craven — the literary duet of Bill Mares and Jeff Danziger has become a chorus. They’ve assembled a first-rate “posse” of Vermont writers, cartoonists, and politicians to add their intelligence and wit to this momentous task. In addition, the book has quizzes, quotations, escape literature, a Vermont tool box, and more.

“People are always asking me: Peter, what can I do about Trump and what’s going on in Washington? My answer: Read ‘The Full Vermonty,’ said Congressman Peter Welch.

This event is free and open to all. Phoenix Books Rutland is located at 2 Center St., Rutland. Copies of the book will be available for attendees to purchase and have signed. For more information, call 802-855-8078 or visit phoenixbooks.biz.

Do you want to submit feedback to the editor?

Send Us An Email!

Related Posts

20 degrees above average: May temps soar

May 22, 2024
By Erin Petenko/VTDigger Vermont is forecast to hit temperatures in the upper 80s Tuesday and Wednesday, far above normal for this time of year, the Vermont branch of the National Weather Service reported on Monday, May 20. Parts of the state, particularly the Champlain Valley down to Rutland in the west and the Connecticut River Valley regions to…

Gov. Scott vetoes bill that would’ve restricted bee-killing pesticide

May 22, 2024
Staff report On Monday, May 20, World Bee Day, Gov. Phil Scott vetoed legislation meant to protect bees and other pollinators from a widely-used neuorotoxic pesticide. The bill (H.706) would  eliminate most uses of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) in Vermont, which have been associated with alarming losses of managed and wild bee populations. Neonic insecticides are used on…

Piper takes on 10 marathons in 10 days, for charity

May 22, 2024
By John Flowers Salisbury’s Chip Piper will have run more during the next 10 days than most of us will run in a year. And he’ll be doing it for an important cause. Piper on Thursday, May 16, began running the first of 10 consecutive marathons in 10 days — a staggering 262 miles —…

Slate Valley school district to hold fourth vote on district budget

May 22, 2024
In response to the results of the last vote on May 9, and valuable community feedback during the school board meeting on May 13, the Slate Valley Unified Union School District will hold its fourth vote in an attempt to pass the budget on May 30. It will be a revote on the third FY25…