Archive for May, 2011

May 20 2011

I forgot to ask him about the hurricane!

Published by under Lou Life,Subby Love

Erik Larson.  A nice guy in a well-pressed shirt. Here he is signing copies of his newest In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin.  He also signed the copies of Devil in the White City that we had on hand. I totally would have ordered in more of […]

No responses yet

May 20 2011

Rockin’ Readers

Published by under Events,Lou Life,Subby Love

We hosted a slew of U City High School students in our front window last weekend as they volunteered their time to help earn money for the Freshmen Class Read Project (every incoming freshmen will receive a book–a giant class read–the book is still to be determined.)  We had enough kids so that there were […]

No responses yet

May 17 2011

1968

Published by under Current Read

I remember the time and the place perfectly. An afternoon in April, 1968, in the northern Virginia city my parents and I lived in just outside Washington, D.C. I was playing in the back of my dad’s brand-new VW squareback station wagon; my father was up front and we were in some busy parking lot, […]

No responses yet

May 17 2011

My Ongoing Obsession

Published by under Misc.,Subby Love

The New York Times Book Review  has a whole page of killed book cover designs (via Shelf Awareness)

No responses yet

May 09 2011

Book Club TONIGHT, 7pm

Published by under Current Read,Events,Subby Love

You’ll be able to talk with Nina Revoyr via Skype and it’s the kind of book that talking with the author will be such an enrichjing experience!

No responses yet