Out of Control
We are excited to open our 2021 season of literary events and urge you to check out this tantalizing selection of programs
Looking Back and Looking Forward
January is a perfect time to revisit that classic novel you either never read, or read too early in high school, or want to reread to deepen your...
Start the New Year Reading
One of the many New Year’s resolutions I make each year is to read more, and I don’t think I am alone. The year 2021 promises to be a particularly...
Our Year of Reading
This year lacked many things, but great literature was, thankfully, not among them. It’s no mystery, however, that more titles than usual seemed...
The Perfect Gift
Can you believe gift-giving season is upon us? Our rule of thumb: When in doubt, a gift book is often the ideal choice for a present
Our Thanks to You
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, one thing we are thankful for is the support you readers, members and customers have continued to provide...
The Department of Speculation
With a sigh of relief that the election is basically over, we are ready to turn to the future—and a handful of books that do just that
Sometimes we just need something concise and brief and diminutive, of modest size (but not necessarily scope). Perhaps a little something for...
First Novels and Last Novels, and Those in Between
Some of the finest books of the season are just coming out now. They can provide a welcome alternative to the daily news cycle and just might...
Haunting, scary, spooky, creepy, frightening, gothic, and ghostly—how many ways can we describe the novels that make us shiver, and the stories...