In the spirit of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a hilarious dystopian novel about a world ruled by fast food companies, where book clubs lead the revolution comes … A Highly Unlikely Scenario. In the not-too-distant future, competing giant fast food factions rule the world. Leonard works for Neetsa Pizza, the Pythagorean pizza chain, in […]
During ALA, Minter in January we highlighted titles that we are excited about for Spring 2012 – some of you may have attended our Book Buzz program where we talked about these titles (and ate pastries!) Or you may have stopped by the Random House booth during the conference and picked up an Advanced Review Copy-(If you missed […]
How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) Did you know that back in the 1890’s there were rules, and lots of them for women bicycle riders? Here are a few examples of said rules taken from the Omaha Daily Bee : 1. Don’t carry a flask 2. […]
If you’re like to add an exciting event to your Midwinter schedule today we suggest you swing by the ALTAFF Gala Author Tea and spend some time with Taylor Stevens author of The Innocent: A Vanessa Michael Munroe Novel. The event happens between 2-4pm. Read an excerpt of The Innocent here.
We are pleased to welcome Karen Thompson Walker at the AAP Author Breakfast tomorrow, Monday, January 23 from 8:00-10am. Karen’s debut The Age of Miracles is one novel we’ve all enjoyed reading!! Here’s a teaser excerpt from The Age of Miracles: We didn’t notice right away. We couldn’t feel it. We did not sense, at […]
Today is your chance to meet Sue Macy, author of Wheels of Change; How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way). Sue will be signing in the booth Sunday January 22nd from 3-4pm. In this book the award-winning author takes a lively look at women’s history through the […]
Today is our Book Brunch come by from 11:30-12:30 in Room C148 to hear about all the titles we’re buzzing about this spring and get the inside scoop on these books. There will be tea, and treats, and books galore. Oh my. If you are not able to make it out today, we shall miss […]
Come by the ALA theater today from 10-11am for the Auditorium Speaker Series and meet Susan Cain the author of the book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Susan Cain is a writer whose work on introversion and shyness has appeared in the New York Times and on PsychologyToday.com. […]