Book Club, History, Nonfiction

Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell

It's another Bridge Street Book Club book! Our meeting was small but we covered a great deal in our discussion! Synopsis From the publisher marketing:Of all the countries the United States invaded or colonized in 1898, Sarah Vowell considers the story of the Americanization of Hawaii to be the most intriguing. From the arrival of… Continue reading Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell

Book Club, Fiction, Mystery

The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

Book club is back! We have a new name, again, but now that I have a new bookstore to work at, I’m hoping this one will be the one to stick. We’ve had some major shuffling in the last two and a half years - countless virtual meetings, a false start in July, and now… Continue reading The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

Essays, History, Nonfiction, Sociology

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs by Caitlin Doughty

Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death After reading From Here to Eternity for my nonfiction book club, I was really excited to discover that Caitlin had a new book coming in the fall and our W. W. Norton sales rep very kindly sent me an advance reader copy. Oddly enough, my coworkers have now… Continue reading Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs by Caitlin Doughty