MANCHESTER - Grow your personal reading hit list, help create a new direction for your reading group, or just join for an afternoon celebrating great books.

Pam Houston, author of "Cowboys are My Weakness," "Sight Hound," "Waltzing the Cat," and her recent collection, "Contents May Have Shifted."

Houston will be discussing and reading from 10 books that have influenced her successful writing and teaching career.

Her talk will take place at the Northshire bookstore on Sunday, March 10, at 4 p.m.

For more information on this and other events, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at