The Ambient Umbrella ($125). See? It’s an umbrella that tells you whether you need it! I know what you’re thinking: I have a computer that tells me if I need an umbrella, and also plays videos of dogs who are college students – does your umbrella do that? To which I would respond yeah, but […]
* 57th Street Books hosts a launch party for Sara Paretsky’s latest V.I. Warshawski novel, Hardball. “Now Warshawski’s starring in her 13th mystery, and both she and her maker are at the top of their form,” writes Kathie Bergquist. * Kathy Griffin signs her memoir at Borders on Michigan. * The veteran literary journalist Tracy […]
List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson’s Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, and Women & Children First.