The Triumphant Return of the New & Noteworthy Book Club!

We're thrilled to announce the triumphant return of our New & Noteworthy Book Club! Join Jan and Demi once a month to discuss some of the latest notable fiction to hit our shelves. The first meeting is Thursday, January 22 at 7pm, when they'll discuss our inaugural Trust Fall pick, the National Book Award-nominated Station Eleven … Continue reading The Triumphant Return of the New & Noteworthy Book Club!

Jan’s Favorite Books of 2014

Jan is our absolutely fearless, incredibly talented second floor inventory manager and resident unicorn aficionado. She reads widely, she reads often, and she wants to know what you did with her mechanical pencil.  ________________________________________________________   5. What If? by Randall Munroe Science is fun, and science is funny! If only someone told me this when … Continue reading Jan’s Favorite Books of 2014

Top Shelf in January: THE FIRST BAD MAN by Miranda July

Top Shelf in January: The First Bad Man by Miranda July Reviewed by Katie Presley Miranda July deals in secrets. Into her work as an actor, director, screenwriter, artist, and author, July has stitched a theme of liberation from shame, dishonesty, and feeling alone. Telling secrets is her currency. Even the titles of her past works vibrate … Continue reading Top Shelf in January: THE FIRST BAD MAN by Miranda July

WIDOW BASQUIAT: A Story of Love, Art & 1980s New York

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story by Jennifer Clement Reviewed by Ben My introduction to Jean-Michel Basquiat was an unusual one. The famed avant-garde street artist and painter created some of the most recognizable and impactful art of the twentieth century, but I, of course, only became familiar with his work after spending time on the second … Continue reading WIDOW BASQUIAT: A Story of Love, Art & 1980s New York