New Releases

HC FICTION The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, long ago compromised her dream to be a successful artist, mother and lover. She has instead become the “woman upstairs,” a reliable friend and neighbor always on the fringe of others’ achievements. Then into her life arrives the … Continue reading New Releases

A Couple of Schmucks Walk Into a Doctor’s Office…

~post by Steven Stop me if you've heard this one: Flippo and Steve(n), the hapless hosts of the Stand Up Sit Down book club, walk into a doctor's office (together, for some reason) and say, “Doc, it hurts when we do this”, contorting their limbs disgracefully. “What do you think? Should we not do that?”, … Continue reading A Couple of Schmucks Walk Into a Doctor’s Office…