Tumbling from the legendary independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon.
"I have written to [the author] expressing my delight for her book, and she was kind enough to offer to inscribe it for me if I mailed it her way. I was so excited, until the day I stood in the post office not able to part with it. I kept thinking, What if it gets lost in the mail? What if it gets misplaced at her publisher’s office? WHAT IF SHE BENDS THE COVER TOO FAR BACK WHILE MAKING THE INSCRIPTION?”