Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (signed first editions!) "Both heart warming and heart wrenching, I was glued to the pages of Homegoing. Gyasi's tale of a family split apart is told through many generations of characters, each with a unique voice. I felt connected to each as their stories wove together to form a powerful novel … Continue reading New Books! 6/7/16
~post by Merrilee I bet if Mary Roach wrote textbooks, you could get a lot more high school students interested in Biology. I say this because I'm three-fourths of the way through her new book, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, and even the parts that are too disgusting to repeat here (and trust me, … Continue reading GULP: All the Fun & Ick of the Alimentary Canal in One Handy Volume!
We love Mary Roach. Her new book, Gulp: Adventures of the Alimentary Canal, dives deep down into the digestive system to explain, in fascinating, classic Roach detail, what happens to the food we eat. In addition to having one of the best covers we've seen so far this year, the book also boasts this awesome … Continue reading GULP: Best Book Trailer of 2013
Last night we had the pleasure of hosting the incomparable Mary Roach as she tours the country for her book about outerspace and the people who go there, Packing for Mars, which is now out in paperback (we have signed copies, as well as signed copies of Stiff, Spook, and Bonk, FYI.) Here are some … Continue reading Mary Roach, We Love You