What We’re Reading This Week

The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn Pure black comedy and social satire. St. Aubyn uses a classic British understated and absurdist wit to skewer the pomposity of wealth and its side effects. These books are deeply troubling, sadistic, depraved and howlingly funny. Also, soon to be a Showtime miniseries with the likes … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

What We’re Reading This Week

Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins A CIA-pacifist-anarchist is blackmailed by his own grandmother into freeing her blue parrot in the Amazon, where, of course, he slurps some Ayahuasca and falls victim to a shamanic curse. Need I say more? Toy boat racing with art school girls? 10 million Joyce and Rimbaud jokes?? … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

What We’re Reading This Week: Ottessa Moshfegh Edition

We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Ottessa Moshfegh's novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, coming out July 10. To help pass the time, our booksellers are reading through her previous publications. Enjoy this special Ottessa Moshfegh edition of What We're Reading This Week!  Homesick for Another World  I usually struggle reading short story collections from … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week: Ottessa Moshfegh Edition

Spoonbenders: new from Daryl Gregory!

Spoonbenders is a new novel from Daryl Gregory, author of Afterparty, The Devil's Alphabet, and more. Spoonbenders is already becoming a bookseller favorite here at the store. Check out some of our booksellers' reviews below and make sure to come see Daryl Gregory here on July 10th at 7pm! A fantastic and utterly hilarious look at family and what it … Continue reading Spoonbenders: new from Daryl Gregory!