Who doesn’t love to receive good things in the mail? Don’t you just get all warm and tingly when, amidst the Costco flyers and PG&E bills, you find something you really want? Such is the joy of the Apple-a-Month Club, from Green Apple Books in San Francisco. My first goodie arrived last week, packaged in […]
The folks at Green Apple Books give you one more reason to shop indie in this hilarious “election year message.” Play it. Laugh. Share it. Then get thee to Green Apple, or whatever your local bookstore is, and shop with the people who know about books.
There’s a great post by Molly over at the Green Apple Core about reading while not actually reading: Last night, though, while reading what is so far a very good book in such an environment, I suddenly sat up straighter with a startled feeling, like I’d just come around a corner in my own brain […]
Under the tree on Christmas morning, a swell stash of books that my personal Santa picked up from Green Apple The Jokers, by Albert Cossery I know nothing about this book, which is precisely why I love Green Apple: Santa will always find something he didn’t know he was looking for. A House with No […]
Blue Nights, by Joan Didion My Hollywood, by Mona Simpson: an incredibly nuanced take on the relationship between caregivers and the families who depend on them. Set in LA in the nineties, this book is a complex and thought-provoking counterpart to Kathryn Stockett’s The Help. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes