This week's Book Picks come to us from Joan Grenier and Chrysler Szarlan of Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.
List: The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland The Italian Wife by Ann Hood The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez To the Village Square by Lionel Delevingne The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns Plant Power by Nava Atlas
Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.
List: Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero by Tom Clavin Lucky Us by Amy Bloom Bone Clocks by David Mitchell Hold the Dark by William Giraldi 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by RJ Palacio
List: Getting a Life with Asperger's by Jesse Saperstein (event at Rhinebeck store Fri, 8/29) What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers (event at Rhinebeck store Sat, 9/6) Bats in the Band by Brian Lies My Year of Epic Rock by Andrea Pyros (launch event at Rhinebeck store Sun, 9/7) Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (event at Rhinebeck store Monday, 9/22) Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
Jacqueline Kellachan from The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks.
List: A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick by Meryl Meisler Kingston: The IBM Years by Friends of Historic Kingston The Short And Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark For The Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami Barefoot in Babylon: The Creation of The Woodstock Music Festival, 1969 by Bob Spitz Woodstock Vision The Spirit of A Generation by Elliot Landy The Road To Woodstock by Michael Lang The Giver by Lois Lowery
List: Unmanned by Dan Fesperman Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater Paddling the Quiet Waters of Mid-Eastern New York by Russell Dunn Blood Will Out by Walter Kirn In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides Last Chain on Billie by Carol Bradley The Zoo's Grand Opening by Judith Drews
List: How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny - Event 7/29 - 6 PM Northshire Manchester The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker The Heist by Daniel Silva Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore Junior Bender Series by Tim Hallinan Fetch the Devil: The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America by Clint Richmond
This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.
List: The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War by Jacqueline Winspear A History of the Future: A World Made by Hand Novel by James Howard Kunstler (Event 9/12/14) Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alistair Bonnett Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black by Chris Tomlinson Travels with Casey by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Conversion by Katherine Howe Anna & Solomon by Elaine Snyder and illustrated by Harry Bliss (Event 7/31/14)
List: One Plus One by Jojo Moyes Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique Book of Life by Deborah Harkness Invisible Loves by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt Marker to Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik How to Speak Droid with R2-D2: A Communication Manual Lexicon by Max Barry Ninja Red Riding Hood by Corey Rosen Schwartz, illustrated by Dan Santat
List: Naughty Kitty! by Adam Stower Thank You, Octopus by Darren Farrell The Vacationers by Emma Straub My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia Tween Hobo: Off the Rails by Alena Smith (event at Rhinebeck store, Fri, 7/18, 7pm) Landline by Rainbow Rowell
List: Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light Natchez Burning by Greg Iles The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman The Map Thief by Michael Blanding Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina Stibbe The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira