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Monday Staff Recommendations for you!

by Jessica on February 9, 2015

Starting a new Monday tradition…Monday Staff Recommends where I’ll put a few suggestion up for people that are looking for their next read. Like the suggestion? Follow the link on the person name to see a list of all their recommendations!  Love History?  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz This is […]

A Quick Recommendation: Sag Harbor

by Patrick on May 26, 2009

For a long time, I favored first novels.  Something about those wobbly steps into the public sphere — the author finding her voice, trying things — thrilled me.  A high-wire act, a gawky kid playing a solo.  Sure, eventually I found the author’s “better” books — The Information, rather than The Rachel Papers, say– but […]

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Monday Round-Up

by Patrick on April 20, 2009

It’s a busy day in the book world, and not just because the Pulitzer Prize is announced today.  Here’s a few things to keep track of: The publishing industry is safe for another year:  Dan Brown’s new book, The Lost Symbol, will be released in September.  According to “sources,” the book is about the end […]

Book Recommendations

by Patrick on March 10, 2009

I have a recommendation up on the LA Times book blog Jacket Copy this morning.  What book am I recommending?  Well, you’ll have to click over there to find out. Also on the subject of recommendations, The Millions has a new “Staff Picks” post up.  While there’s a few books I’d never heard of on […]

More Great Stuff From the Internet

by Patrick on March 5, 2009

Since one can never get enough Neko Case, Edan at The Millions explores the literary inspirations for Case’s most recent album Middle Cyclone, and then speculates on what effect music has had on her novel-in-progress. Jacket Copy is currently running a series in which it asks various independent booksellers to recommend a good book for […]