Author of The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump to read at Bartleby’s

WILMINGTON — Join Bartleby's Books, 17 West Main St., on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 4 p.m., for an event with Bill Mares, editor of The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump.

Mares will read from the book, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of the book. This event is part of the Apres-Ski After 3 program in downtown Wilmington on Saturdays in February.

The Full Vermonty is a humorous look at some Vermonters' responses to the election of President Trump.

With more than 20 collaborators on the project, The Full Vermonty has assembled a first-rate group of Vermont writers, cartoonists, and politicians to add their intelligence and wit to “the momentous task of standing up for our rights and protecting our natural resources under the Trump Administration,” according to a news release.

In addition, the book has quizzes, quotations, escape literature, a Vermont tool box, and more.

Raised in Texas and educated at Harvard, Bill Mares has been a journalist, a high school teacher, and a member of the Vermont House of Representatives.

He has authored or co-authored 15 books on subjects ranging from the Marine Corps to workplace democracy to Presidential fishing, plus four books of humor with Prof. Frank Bryan, including the best-seller, Real Vermonters Don't Milk Goats. His hobbies include running, beekeeping, singing, and fly-fishing.

He lives in Burlington,with his wife of 45 years, Chris Hadsel. They have two sons.

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