book reading


wash dc reading of “to belém & back”

You’re cordially invited to the first reading in our nation’s capital of To Belém & Back, recently given one of Publishers Weekly’s coveted ★ Star reviews. Author Ben Batchelder intends to give a brief reading, present the short film “Tiradentes2Belém,” and answer questions at his sister Lily’s apartment in DC’s […]


Santa Fe, NM reading & Q&A

The first reading of To Belém & Back west of the Mississippi was a success, with over 20 people attending.  My black Lab Zeno stole the show, of course, and the 20′ video “Tiradentes2Belém” was well received.  The author wishes to thank all his dear old (and new) friends who attended, […]


wolf museum book reading, south beach 1

You’re invited to a reading & discussion of To Belém & Back at one of Miami’s top museums, the Wolfsonian, on Friday, March 4th, 7pm. The Wolf Book Club, on the heels of the museum’s tropical Philodendron show, selected my Brazilian adventure for this month’s selection, as announced here. Free […]