Events

Back of Beyond Books is proud to host a variety of events at our store (and occasionally elsewhere)! Come join us as we welcome authors, artists, and creative minds of varying genres to our community. There is something for everyone. Click on past events to view existing photos!

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Author Event with Heather Hansman's Down River: Into the Future of Water in the West
Author Event with Heather Hansman's Down River: Into the Future of Water in the West

June 06, 2019  7:00 PM

The Green River, the most significant tributary of the Colorado River, runs 730 miles from the glaciers of Wyoming to the desert canyons of Utah.
Author Event with Kevin Jones and Layne Miller's Standing on the Walls of Time: Ancient Art of Utah's Cliffs and Canyons
Author Event with Kevin Jones and Layne Miller's Standing on the Walls of Time: Ancient Art of Utah's Cliffs and Canyons

May 30, 2019  7:00 PM

In western culture, rock art has traditionally been viewed as “primitive” and properly belonging in the purview of anthropologists rather than art scholars and critics.
Rebecca M.Robinson & Stephen E. Strom will read from and sign their new books, Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Ground and Bears Ears: Views from a Sacred Land
Rebecca M.Robinson & Stephen E. Strom will read from and sign their new books, Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Ground and Bears Ears: Views from a Sacred Land

April 25, 2019  7:00 PM

In late 2016, President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres of public lands in southeastern Utah as Bears Ears National Monument.
Author Event with Gale Straub's She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild
Author Event with Gale Straub's She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild

April 16, 2019  7:00 PM

For every woman who has ever been called outdoorsy comes a collection of stories that inspires unforgettable adventure.
Author Event with Megan Griswold's The Book of Help
Author Event with Megan Griswold's The Book of Help

April 08, 2019  7:00 PM

The Book of Help traces one woman’s life-long quest for love, connection, and peace of mind
Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir
Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir

February 28, 2019  7:00 PM

Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir. With Shari Zollinger of Back of Beyond Books, Antje Rath of Sunrise Counseling and HMK Principal Taryn Kay
Art of Farm: Art of Manifestoes and Meditations. Sunday Brunch!
Art of Farm: Art of Manifestoes and Meditations. Sunday Brunch!

February 24, 2019  9:30 AM

Please join Back of Beyond Books and Art of Farm for Sunday Brunch!
Author Event with Daniel Davis' Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J. Russell
Author Event with Daniel Davis' Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J. Russell

February 21, 2019  7:00 PM

Andrew J. Russell is primarily known as the man who photographed the famous “East and West Shaking Hands” image of the Golden Spike ceremony on May 10, 1869.
Author Event and Book Launch of Desert Cabal by Amy Irvine
Author Event and Book Launch of Desert Cabal by Amy Irvine

October 09, 2018  7:00 PM

In Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness, Amy Irvine admires the man who influenced her life and work while challenging all that is dated—offensive, even—between the covers of Abbey’s environmental classic.
Reading and Signing with Yosemite Fall by Scott Graham
Reading and Signing with Yosemite Fall by Scott Graham

October 02, 2018  7:00 PM

This is the fourth book in the National Park Mystery Series.
Back of Beyond Conversation Series Presents: Nature, Love, Medicine: A Conversation About Wildness and Wellness with Thomas Lowe Fleischner and Edie Dillon
Back of Beyond Conversation Series Presents:  Nature, Love, Medicine: A  Conversation About Wildness and Wellness with Thomas Lowe Fleischner and Edie Dillon

September 07, 2018  7:00 PM

Author Reading with Jamie Bernstein's Famous Father Girl
Author Reading with Jamie Bernstein's Famous Father Girl

September 05, 2018  7:00 PM

The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir.
Back of Beyond Conversation Series: The Limits of the Known: Our Relationship to Risk
Back of Beyond Conversation Series: The Limits of the Known: Our Relationship to Risk

May 15, 2018  7:00 PM

Back of Beyond Books is pleased to present David Roberts and Steph Davis discussing: Limits of the Known: Our Relationship to Risk.
Author Reading with Craig Childs New Book: Atlas of the Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America by Craig Childs
Author Reading with Craig Childs New Book: Atlas of the Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America by Craig Childs

May 08, 2018  7:00 PM

Where did the First People come from? Who were they? What did they find when they arrived here?
Author Event: River of Lost Souls by Jonathan Thompson
Author Event: River of Lost Souls by Jonathan Thompson

April 05, 2018  7:00 PM

What was really behind the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in southwestern Colorado?