november 19 at 7pm

a door in the earth



Our book clubs meet once a month and come in the Kids (ages 9 - 11), YA (ages 12+), Fiction, and Non-Fiction varieties. Sign up  to get updates about meetings or get book recommendations. 


JAN. 12 AT 5PM


NOV. 17 AT 5PM


NOV. 18 AT 6PM


NOV. 26 AT 6PM




"I am a big Hanif Abdurraqib fan, so I had to pick this up despite never having really listened to A Tribe Called Quest. (I realize this is embarrassing. Don't @ me.) It is a thoughtful and touching collection of personal essays and letters about Tribe and 90's hip-hop from someone who looooves them!"




in conversation with Ben Pomerantz

Getting Good at Getting Older is a tour for all of us of a certain age through the resources and skills we need to navigate the years between maturity and old age. It brings humor, warmth, and more than 4,000 years of Jewish experience to the question of how to shape this new stage of life.

This revelatory new book from James Beard Award-winning author Christopher Kimball defines 75 new rules of cooking that will dramatically simplify your time in the kitchen and improve your results. These powerful principles appear in more than 200 recipes that teach you how to make your food more delicious and interesting.

in conversation with Dean Kuipers


Braiding nature and humanity, past and present, urban sprawl and rural landscapes, author Nick Neely follows the trail of the first overland Spanish expedition into California 250 years later.

This first-person account of a legendary necropolis will delight Francophiles, tourists and armchair travelers, while enriching the experience of taphophiles (cemetery lovers) and aficionados of art and architecture, mystery and romance

A provocative, genderqueer, shapeshifting musical romp through the brain-eating nightmare of contemporary America, I Heart Oklahoma! is a book about art, guns, cars, American landscapes, and American history. This kaleidoscopic novel moves from our bleeding-edge present to a furious Faulknerian retelling of the Charlie Starkweather killings in the 1950s, capturing in its fragmented, mesmerizing form the violence at the heart of the American dream.

In this richly illustrated and unusual history, Jack Hartnell uncovers the fascinating ways in which people thought about, explored, and experienced their physical selves in the Middle Ages, from Constantinople to Cairo and Canterbury. Unfolding like a medieval pageant, and filled with saints, soldiers, caliphs, queens, monks and monstrous beasts, this book throws light on the medieval body from head to toe―revealing the surprisingly sophisticated medical knowledge of the time.

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with photographer Shade Degges


A visual delight and an inspiration for every bibliophile with a growing home library, this dream-and-drool design book features some of the most jaw-dropping book collections of homeowners around the world.

Amy Waldman, who reported from Afghanistan for the New York Times after 9/11, has created a taut, propulsive novel about power, perspective, and idealism, brushing aside the dust of America's longest-standing war to reveal the complicated truths beneath. A Door in the Earth is the rarest of books, one that helps us understand living history through poignant characters and unforgettable storytelling.

in conversation with Michelle Latiolais


In the secluded canyons of Hollywood, Sands Hall—a young woman from a literary family striving to forge her own way as an artist—finds herself increasingly drawn toward the certainty that Scientology appears to offer. In Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology, Hall compellingly reveals what drew her into the religion—what she found intriguing and useful—and how she came to confront its darker sides and escape.

The adventures keep coming! Scruffy and the Egg don't have a home, but they have each other. But is that enough when the going gets tough? The pair will need to use their wits and find new friends as as they tackle far distances, explore a big city, and even take the Egg to their first day of school! More awaits Scruffy and the Egg as they continue their quest for a family and a home.

Join for a literary extravaganza on Saturday, November 30! We'll have dozens of authors, librarians, screenwriters and other such masterminds milling about our store ready to talk your ear off. List of guests to come!

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