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It’s getting chilly out there. Time to lay on a few pounds, lower your body temperature — and stock up on some good books! Fortunately, for a limited time, when you purchase two titles in our Stock Up for Winter Sale, the third is absolutely free.
Ann Patchett guest blogged for us last week.
Apply for a chance to be a giver for this year’s World Book Night! Titles and info here.
"I’d like to point out that all the books I signed for Powell’s are signed in purple ink, which is not the usual color of ink I use in my fountain pen. Usually I sign in brown — only Powell’s got purple."
We interviewed Donna Tartt about her new novel, The Goldfinch.
"In The Faraway Nearby, Rebecca Solnit weaves seemingly disparate topics, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to the birdman cult on Easter Island, with elements of her own life: her mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s, the collapse of a long-term relationship, a brush with cancer. The result is a book that is as fluid and boundless as a dream, and just as revealing. Solnit is a master at drawing connections in surprising ways, and in The Faraway Nearby, she marries the personal with the universal to create a fascinating read."
Renee P. recommends The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit