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Win a beehive hat from Survival Lessons

October 7, 2013 • No Comments

“Do those things you always wanted to do but never tried because you thought you would fail,” Alice Hoffman writes in Survival Lessons. One of those things might be knitting. Alice even includes the instructions…

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Congratulations to The Aleppo Codex

No Comments October 3, 2013 • No Comments

Congratulations, Matti Friedman! His book, The Aleppo Codex, was named a finalist for the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
The award “recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the transmission and examination…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Survival Lessons

3 Comments October 1, 2013 • 3 Comments

“There are no maps. There are no rules. Being human doesn’t come with a handbook.
It’s the human heart that leads us forward, the amazing capacity to love and remember.”
— ALICE HOFFMAN
Survival Lessons…

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October Lucky Stars: Robert Morgan’s fiction

No Comments October 1, 2013 • No Comments

October brings happy changes: the leaves are turning luscious shades, and our monthly e-book promotion has a new name — Lucky Stars. Each month, you can enjoy some of our wonderful, classic e-books, centered on…

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The Lucky Tour: Kepler’s Books

No Comments September 26, 2013 • No Comments

Twice, Kepler’s Books came face-to-face with its own demise, and twice, it came out stronger on the other side, raising funds and finding new owners. Kepler’s most recent resurrection has completely reformed it, turning it into a hot bed of innovation.

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Giveaway Tuesday: Keeping It Civil

No Comments September 24, 2013 • No Comments

Margaret Klaw has been on the cutting edge of family law for more than twenty-five years, helping her clients navigate the legal system from prenuptial agreements to divorce to child custody. In those years, she…

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The Lucky Tour: City Lights Bookstore

No Comments September 18, 2013 • No Comments

“Our Beats section upstairs is definitely the biggest draw. Customers don’t necessarily head up there first, but they always seem to make it there eventually.”

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Keeping It Civil video trailer

No Comments September 17, 2013 • No Comments

Human beings are messy and complicated: we fall in love; we fall out of love; we’re sometimes vengeful and often honorable. In Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other…

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The Lucky Tour: Green Apple Books

No Comments September 13, 2013 • No Comments

There are two things that you won’t be short on when you visit Green Apple: books and smiles. Green Apple has almost as much energy as it does books.

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Giveaway Thursday: Furious Cool

4 Comments September 12, 2013 • 4 Comments

Obsessed with Richard Pryor since they were kids, David and Joe Henry celebrate Pryor’s genius in this groundbreaking and profoundly entertaining biography.  The brothers recently had a conversation with National Book Award winner Colum McCann…

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