Book Club of the Month Contest for January 2012

| January 1, 2012

Book club members will want to share their own wedding memories and their hopes and dreams for their daughters while discussing The Magic Room  The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters by Jeffrey Zaslow The New York Times bestselling journalist and author of The Girls from Ames, Jeffrey Zaslow, […]

Sandra Newman, author of The Western Lit Survival Kit, on tour January 2012

| October 17, 2011

About The Western Lit Survival Kit: An Irreverent Guide to the Classics, from Homer to Faulkner Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Gotham (January 3, 2012) A side-splitting tour that makes it a blast to read the Western literary canon, from the ancient Greeks to the Modernists. To many, the Great Books evoke angst: the complicated Renaissance dramas we […]

David McRaney, author of You Are Not So Smart, on tour October/November 2011

| September 9, 2011

About You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Gotham (October 27, 2011) An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise. You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees […]

John McWhorter, author of What Language Is, on tour August 2011

| April 14, 2011

About What Language Is (And What It Isn’t and What It Could Be) Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: Gotham (August 4, 2011) New York Times bestselling author and renowned linguist, John McWhorter, explores the complicated and fascinating world of languages. From Standard English to Black English; obscure tongues only spoken by a few thousand people in […]