Apr 25, 2012
We've just returned from Booktopia Vermont, a weekend filled with readers, authors, and wonderful bookish conversation! Here we present the talks given by Bill Landay, author of Defending Jacob, and Leslie Maitland, author of Crossing the Borders of Time.
We are pleased to present the talks...
Apr 18, 2012
The New York Times takes on young adult fiction; Some cool links for those of you who are fascinated by book jacket design, and The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh and Batman Year One by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.
We've been fascinated by the New York Times...
Apr 11, 2012
What is the American Literary Canon, how can it be measured, and has it changed in the last 60+ years? Why and how to read William Faulkner and which of his books we're planning on starting with. Blood, Bones and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton is out in paperback now, and Jim Lynch, author of Border Songs, is out with...
Apr 4, 2012
Today's topics include parents footing the bill for self-publishing, fiction making us want to learn more, and two books we can't wait for you to read: I am an Executioner, a short story collection from Rajesh Parameswarn, and a "big idea" book, The Power of Habit by Charles Duhig.