An Embarrassment of Riches to Start September
As usual September is beginning with an abundance of tasty, irresistible books to read. Despite the absence of all the usual in-person events...
Late Season Offerings Featuring Exceptional Women
This week marks the publication of the hotly anticipated new novel from Elena Ferrante, which we have the pleasure of launching Tuesday, September...
Read Yourself into a Vacation Spot
The end of summer is when many of us are accustomed to traveling for our holidays. So here are five new novels that I found especially intriguing...
Literary Entertainment: New Novels We Dare You to Put Down
Here are five novels that completely held my attention—no easy task when it is hard to concentrate on much of anything these days
Dog Days of Summer Reading
There is an abundance of incredible new fiction awaiting hungry readers this August, so make time to stock up before the coming election takes...
Hope in Times of Hardship
When we started these newsletters COVID-19 had just begun to spread and the bookstore closed for quarantine. Now, over four months later, our bookstore...
Topics of the Moment, for All Ages
Here are a few titles for both kids and adults that address subjects on our minds today—politics, racial injustice, gender identity, activism...
Lose Yourself in These Long Reads and Prize-Winning Paperbacks
This week we are mentioning just a few new hardcovers as these might take the same amount of time to read as six smaller books!
An Explosion of Voices
It’s fireworks season (especially this year!), and this selection of books is particularly bright. Here is a roundup of recent fiction that...
Gothic Stories and More for the Hot, Humid Days of Summer
Dear Friends of the Center,This week we offer a blend of crime, suspense, horror and, especially, creepy gothic stories. Escapist reading for...