Genres: Historical Fiction, Nature, Poetry, History, Gardening, Short Stories
Favorite Authors: Terry Tempest Williams, Ann Patchett, Wendell Berry, Wallace Stegner
Favorite Books: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Birds of America by Lorrie Moore,Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.
Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth o
Winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction
A New York Times Bestseller
Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review
Named one of the "10 Best Books of 2019" by the New York Times Book Review, Seattle Times, Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Tribune, and Slate
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.
New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award for Science & Technology
Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition.
A New York Times Book Review New & Noteworthy Title
A collection of essays, letters and poems from E.B. White, “one of the country’s great literary treasures” (New York Times), centered on the subject of freedom and democracy in America.
A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2019Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go wrong.$26.00ISBN: 9780525535270Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
One of OPRAH MAGAZINE’S "BEST BOOKS OF 2019"
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
"An exquisite tale of family legacy….The power and poetry of Woodson’s writing conjures up Toni Morrison." – People
$27.00ISBN: 9781524743383Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - October 22nd, 2019
A riveting manifesto for the millions of people who long to forge a more vital, meaningful connection to the natural world to live a better, more fulfilling life
$17.00ISBN: 9781250151162Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - April 3rd, 2018
NOW A NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
“Transporting…witty, poignant and sparkling.”
—People (People Picks Book of the Week)
“Prescient and quick....A perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal.”
—Chicago Tribune$16.95ISBN: 9781631526725Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: She Writes Press - September 10th, 2019
In 1999, Juliet Cutler leaves the United States to teach at the first school for Maasai girls in East Africa. Captivated by the stories of young Maasai women determined to get an education in the midst of a culture caught between the past and the future, she seeks to empower and support her students as they struggle to define their own fates.$15.95ISBN: 9781940953960Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Open Letter - April 23rd, 2019
On the surface, Ha Seong-nan's stories seem pleasant enough, yet there's something disturbing just below the surface, ready to permanently disrupt the characters' lives.$29.00ISBN: 9780316513302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 21st, 2019Critically acclaimed, "reads like a detective story," (Washington Post) "one of the most outlandish true crime capers of the season," (Daily Beast) and the basis for the podcast The Queen, Slate editor Josh Levin's "wild, only-in-America story" (Attica Locke, author of the Edgar Award winning Bluebird, Bluebird) of Linda Taylor, the original "welfar