October 2017

A Column of Fire

Ken Follett

The latest installment of Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge Series is a gripping saga sure to captivate any reader who is currently lamenting the Game of Thrones hiatus. Set in 1558 at a moment of tenuous shifts in power and packed with secrecy and romance, this is the perfect series to hunker down with by a roaring fire.

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives
Holly Gleason

By women in country music, about women in country music, for women and men everywhere. This collection of essays, featuring pieces from Lucinda Williams to a 17-year- old Taylor Swift to Rosanne Cash will fill gaps in any country music library in our beloved (literary) Music City.

The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

The link between biology and creativity might not be immediately obvious, but the tangled roots of human creativity and evolution run deep. We could ask for no better guide than biologist Edward O. Wilson. This book is provocative and enlightening and is perfect for fans of popular science and luminous prose.

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A collection of essays about race from one of the most important voices of our time, We Were Eight Years in Power is required reading. It is urgent, personal, more relevant now than ever, and should be the central topic of conversation around any dinner table for the foreseeable future.

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