Join us for a signing and presentation of I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing. With snappy cartoons by Don Hooper and illuminating prose by Bill Mares, I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing is a potpourri of art and words documenting how Vermont humor has evolved over 150 years.
About the Author: Raised in Texas, educated at Harvard, Bill Mares is a former journalist, state representative, and high school teacher. He has authored or co-authored 18 books on subjects ranging from the US Marines to desert travel, from war memorials to economic democracy, from brewing beer to beekeeping. Among Mares’ books were four volumes of Vermont humor with University of Vermont professor Frank Bryan. From 2007 to 2018, Mares wrote over 200 commentaries for Vermont Public Radio. He lives in Burlington, Vermont with his wife of 50 years, Chris Hadsel.
Purchasing the Book for Signing: You can order now through your local bookstore, Rootstock Publishing (https://www.rootstockpublishing.com) or Amazon for delivery. Alternatively, if you buy one directly from Bill, he will:
* autograph it; and
* give you $5 off the $25 softcover price or the $30 hardcover price;
* OR, send it to you at the list price and take care of the postage.
Email Bill ([email protected]) to receive the above offer.
Registration required — This program will be presented both in-person and virtually. To attend in-person, please call 802-899-4962 to reserve your seat. To register for the virtual livestream, please click here.