Our (somewhat illustrious) December picks, a special holiday BCS promotion, and two brand new subscription programs, oh my!
Recent Blog Entries
Local author Sherry Amatenstein's new book, How Does That Make You Feel? was just released this fall from Seal Press. The book brings together essays by both therapists and patients about the therapy process. Sherry was kind enough to answer a few questions about the book and her own reading habits.
All of us at Book Culture were shocked and unsettled by the results of the election earlier this month. As booksellers, we believe there are books for every situation, so we immediately started thinking about what books to turn to now; this is the first in a series of posts about books to read in reponse to Trump's election. For this first installment, we thought about what to read to try to understand what's happened.
If you're wondering if Book Culture Selects might be right for you or someone you love, take a peek at the titles our booksellers picked out for each program in November!
We got an overwhelming response from our Book Culture Selects Survey-- thank you!!! Something I learned right away is that we just don’t know each other well enough! But never fear. I am here to break the ice and let you in on all the wonderful details of the Book Culture Selects program!
Book Culture is excited to host Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, on November 28th at our 112th St. location. This book presents the first extended exploration of Adams's preoccupation with a problem that has a renewed urgency today: the way in which inequality threatens to corrode democracy and empower a small elite. In anticipation of his upcoming talk, Luke was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.
Next Thursday, November 1st, poet and translator Marilyn Hacker will be joining us for an informal talk and reading on translation at our 112th St. location. In preparation for the event, Marilyn was kind enough to answer some questions for us.
Erica Abeel's new novel Wild Girls is out this Tuesday (October 25th)! The book is already receiving wide acclaim from authors like Phillip Lopate and Kevin Kwan. Make sure to pick up your copy in your local Book Culture this Tuesday - until then check out our conversation with Abeel.