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Photograph by Emery Roth II

Brazen Grit: Brass Valley & Its Industry | Photographers Emery Roth II and Lazlo Gyorsok 

Finding Brass Valley, a Place in Time that Has Almost Vanished
Slide Show / Q+A / Signing Saturday, March 4, @ 2:00 

They called the steep valley of Connecticut’s Naugatuck River, "Brass Valley,” because from the time the world began running on steam and bearings, trolleys and soot, the Naugatuck Valley came to be where most of the world’s brass manufacturing happened. Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry (Schiffer Books, 2015) is a book of pictures and stories about how it all happened. [MORE]



Photograph by Lazlo Gyorsok
SAVE THE DATE!  Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. There are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online.  Want a sneak pre-view of what will be available? Click here!
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The Merritt Bookstore is located at 57 Front Street, next to the Post Office and just down the street from Punch.


We have BOOKS! And toys, cards, small gifts, stationery, wrapping paper and more! 
Special orders placed over the weekend arrive Tuesday afternoon, in-print book orders usually take one or two days to arrive in the store.