To celebrate the approaching end of the year, our booksellers are choosing 15 of their favorite bestsellers of 2015 at each of our stores. Here is Book Culture on Columbus's Best 15 Books of 2015! (And don't forget to see the Best 15 at 112th and Broadway, and our Best 15 Picture Books, Middle Readers, and Young Adult books, too.)
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2015 is quickly coming to an end, and our booksellers are looking back on a great year in reading. The staff at Book Culture 112th have put together a list of our favorite bestsellers from this year. Check out the list here! (And don't forget to see the Best 15 at Broadway and Columbus and our Best 15 Picture Books, Middle Readers, and Young Adult books, too.)
Small Business Saturday was on November 28. To help us celebrate, some local authors came in to work as guest booksellers. Lee Child, Time O'Mara, Andrea Chapin, and Joshua Ferris all had a chance to write their own "staff recommendations." See them below, and thanks to all who shopped small this weekend (and always)!
Every introduction to Western philosophy mentions Descartes. And at the root of every mention of Descartes is that brazen, audacious statement in translation: "I think, therefore I am."
We had the great pleasure of hosting a spectacular event for George Makari's new book, Soul Machine, last week. If you missed the event, no need to worry, we still have signed copies! Stop by Book Culture Columbus and get one before they're gone! In the meantime, check out our Q&A with Marakri below.
It's pretty safe to assume that most children learn to move before they learn to read. So, when picture books are introduced to their constantly expanding worlds, a subject material they have been experimenting with for their whole lives can create a reading experience that is both stimulating and enjoyable. Enter picture books about dance--they are interactive, multi-dimensional ways to engage with the world and with books simultaneously.
Writers tend to be notorious loners while they're working on a project, but if they need an uncritical mind to bounce ideas off of, who better than a pet? Brighten your day and procrastinate a little with these adorable authors and their animals!
In celebration of the paperback release of The Forgers, we had a chance to interview author Bradford Morrow. He is the author of eight novels and a short story collection. He is the founding editor of Conjunctions and has contributed to many anthologies and journals. A Bard Center Fellow and professor of literature at Bard College, he lives in New York City.
In anticipation of the upcoming film, Spectre, we started wondering 'WWJBR?'--What would James Bond Read? Of course, it depends on which Bond! After considering all the actors who've portrayed the famous spy through the years, we've put together a collection of titles to match each 007's exacting specifications. Exploding pens and Aston Martin not included.