Dalí Les Dîners de Gala by Salvador Dali

Buy Now! What can you say about Salvador Dalí that nobody has said before? Time's up! But--did you know about his cookbook? 136 recipes, 12 chapters, so much food to cook (real food, not melty clocks!). You will be busy for weeks making this food, pouring over the text and imagery, and then sharing your discoveries and creations... Continue Reading →

Alpha and Omega: Harry Turtledove

I just finished listening to the audio book edition of Alpha and Omega by Harry Turtledove. A tight, unrelenting book, masterfully handling multiple points of view. Turtledove eases you into the world of the book. This is a thriller set in Jerusalem, all right. Then, with a couple of explosive events--one literal, one archealogical--he begins... Continue Reading →

Tiffany Blues

Buy Now! The sparkling novel from M.J. Rose is sure to be a big hit with reading groups. Jenny Bell (not her real name...) is a struggling artist in Roaring Twenties New York City. Her talent brings her to the attention of teachers, patrons, journalists, The Law, and--at the heart of this glittering tale--the Tiffany... Continue Reading →

Longer by Michael Blumlein

Buy Now! A tough, chewy look at longing, limits, and love. When a medical development allows for extended, though limited, lifespans, the struggles for discovering, and even preserving, what is now normal in human relationships play out on a very small stage. In a lab. On a space station. Staffed by a highly competent married... Continue Reading →

The Boy from Tomorrow

Buy Now! I got sucked into this book immediately. It's lively, careful, and honest. It's true in a way only a book about spiritualism, terrible parents, good friends, and hope for the future can be. Camille Deangelis has written a great book, and it should make its way into lots of homes and classrooms.

The Witch Who Came in from the Cold

Buy Now! Wow. This is a really enjoyable book, written by five authors--Lindsay Smith, Max Gladstone, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Ian Tregillis, and MIchael Swanwick. It was originally released on Serial Box (not currently available there), and this is a novelization. The story so far... Prague, 1969-1970. The height of the Cold War. The CIA is... Continue Reading →

Space Odyssey–Looking at a Classic Movie Anew

Buy Now! 2001: A Space Odyssey remains one of the most puzzling films of all time. As an exercise in film-making, 2001 sustains deep analysis even 50 years later. Michael Benson's book is a substantial addition to this body of analysis. Detail and lively writing make this film history a true pleasure to read.

Viral: The Fight Against AIDS in America

Order Now-Release Day June 4, 2019 Written for the youngest of young adults, high school students, this book takes an unsparing (but not salacious) look at the origins of the disease. It also offers an unsparing look at the causes of the epidemic, and forthrightly addresses reasons for why it continued to spread for as... Continue Reading →

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