Archives - September 2010
In today's post, regular contributor Bonnie Brzozowski and her apprentice Meredith Watters talk about reading a somewhat different kind of graphic novel for this months Graphic Novels Book Club at the Austin Public Library.
In this month’s round-up we’ve got everything from the wisdom of the ages to new fangled gadgets to music to soothe the savage beast!
I love that all of our regular contributors are getting out to the book festivals in and around where they live. Well of course they are. They wouldn't be regular contributors here on the RGG blog if they weren't book lovers. Yesterday we heard from Heather Johnson on the Baltimore Book Festival and today Denise Neary shares some of the "wonder" of the National Book Festival in DC.
In today's guest post, regular contributor Heather Johnson shares some details from the Baltimore Book Festival. Did you get a chance to go? Or will you be hitting any of the other Book Festivals this fall? If not - change your plans. They really are a lot of fun!
In today's guest post, Jamie Layton, Regular Contributor and Manager of Duck's Cottage Coffeeshop & Bookstore, talks about an experience she had at her store recently. As a former independent bookstore owner myself - I totally get where she's coming from. If you love your local independent and appreci
The PEN American Center has just announced its 2010 Literary Awards.
You'd have to be living under a rock to have missed all the hub-bub and hype surrounding Jonathan Franzen's new novel FREEDOM
Today's guest blogger is woman of many talents - she is not only the author of bestselling books but is also Editor-in-Chief of O, the Oprah Magazine. In her latest book, THE WAVE, she takes the scientifc subject of 100 foot waves and goes personal, following both the scientists and the extreme surfers who follow the waves. This kind of book may be a departure for your book club, but give it a try - I have found similar books (SHADOW DIVERS by Robert Kurson, for example) to be all the more compelling
In today's post, guest blogger Jeffrey Zaslow talks about why a man chose to write about women's friendships, how that experience has changed him and how much he has enjoyed sharing the experience with book clubs all around the country.
Never thought you'd have a month honoring and celebrating you, huh? Well guess what... you do!