Hans Weyandt’s Top 50

  • A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern-Day Iraq, Fernando Báez
  • The Ninemile Wolves, Rick Bass
  • You Can’t Win, Jack Black
  • Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America, Stephen G. Bloom
  • On the Yard, Malcolm Braly
  • Running After Antelope, Scott Carrier
  • My Ántonia, Willa Cather
  • George and Rue, George Elliott Clarke
  • Open City, Teju Cole
  • Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, Ted Conover
  • The Brothers K, David James Duncan
  • Geek Love, Katherine Dunn
  • The Farther Shore, Matthew Eck
  • The Solace of Open Spaces, Gretel Ehrlich
  • Every Man Dies Alone, Hans Fallada
  • Going Blind, Mara Faulkner, OSB
  • Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey, Isabel Fonseca
  • Hell at the Breech, Tom Franklin
  • The Last American Man, Elizabeth Gilbert
  • We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, Philip Gourevitch
  • A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army, 1941–1945, Vasily Grossman
  • Reasons to Live, Amy Hempel
  • What the Living Do, Marie Howe
  • Seek: Reports from the Edges of America & Beyond, Denis Johnson
  • A Walker in the City, Alfred Kazin
  • Garden, Ashes, Danilo Kis
  • Miniatures, Norah Labiner
  • The Boat, Nam Le
  • With Borges, Alberto Manguel
  • So Long, See You Tomorrow, William Maxwell
  • Letter to an Imaginary Friend, Thomas McGrath
  • The Headmaster, John McPhee
  • Up in the Old Hotel, Joseph Mitchell
  • All the Living, C. E. Morgan
  • The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
  • Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose, Flannery O’Connor
  • In the Skin of a Lion, Michael Ondaatje
  • The Time of Our Singing, Richard Powers
  • Down in My Heart, William Stafford
  • Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, T. J. Stiles
  • The Gangster We Are All Looking For, le thi diem thúy
  • The Tummy Trilogy, Calvin Trillin
  • Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer, Peter Turchi
  • The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival, John Vaillant
  • The Book of Fathers, Miklós Vámos
  • A Book of Reasons, John Vernon
  • Lone Wolf: Eric Rudolph and the Legacy of American Terror, Maryanne Vollers
  • Essays of E. B. White
  • In the American Grain, William Carlos Williams

SYMPOSIA, indie bookstore/yoga studio/meeting space/community hub of Hoboken, NJ survives on book donations and makes Hoboken “a better place to live.”

SYMPOSIA, indie bookstore/yoga studio/meeting space/community hub of Hoboken, NJ survives on book donations and makes Hoboken “a better place to live.”


powells:

Pickles, CCO (chief cat officer) at Sweet Pickles Designs in Portland, is reading up on management tactics.

powells:

Pickles, CCO (chief cat officer) at Sweet Pickles Designs in Portland, is reading up on management tactics.


d-allas:

One of my favorite adventures today:
Made a purchase at Powell’s City of Books
Stopped and read that book at 3 different city parks

Roaming and reading!

d-allas:

One of my favorite adventures today:

  • Made a purchase at Powell’s City of Books
  • Stopped and read that book at 3 different city parks

Roaming and reading!

(via powells)



bookriot:

Start with our Literary Coffee and Tea Menu

“To Kill a Macchiato.” Win.

bookriot:

Start with our Literary Coffee and Tea Menu

To Kill a Macchiato.” Win.

(via unabridgedbookstore)


When reading, we don’t fall in love with the characters’ appearance. we fall in love with their words, their thoughts, and their hearts. we fall in love with their souls.