January is always my happiest month. Yes, the weather is dismal, but dismal weather gives me an excuse to stay indoors and read and write, which is really what I want to be doing in May when it’s gorgeous outside. I love January because the exhausting holidays are finally over and the world is quiet again. (I don’t mean the big world, just my own small one.)
Three facts you may not have known:
1. There’s a magazine devoted to all things sleuthing. It’s called Pursuit. Seriously.
2. Our store manager, Andy Brennan, has the perfect voice for radio. How did we not know this before now?
3. There are plenty of great books about spies out there for people who think they’ve read all the great books about spies already. Read the rest of this entry »
Calling all Nashville storytellers (and there are a lot of storytellers in Nashville): A Tale of Two Tims: A Celebration of Literature and Lyrics presents author Tim O’Brien, National Book Award winner and author of The Things They Carried, alongside musician Tim O’Brien, Grammy-winning Americana and bluegrass legend. O’Brien and O’Brien have been getting each other’s fan mail for decades, but they’ll meet for the first time on January 17, when they share the stage for a unique event supporting The Porch Writers’ Collective. Read the rest of this entry »
Glad tidings to you from shop dogs Sparky, Opie, Bear, Gracie, Eleanor Roosevelt and their friends Woodstock, Belle, Sam, Strider, Brodie, Zeppelin — and the shop people, too, of course.