Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo talks spies, perspective, setting, and striking a balance with Brock Clarke, author of the upcoming novel The Happiest People in the World. “The parallel universe Clarke creates … is both our world and not, and like his baffled, yearning characters, we navigate it with surprise and wonder,” Russo saysContinue reading

Name: Liberty Hardy Bookstore: RiverRun Bookstore Title: Book Slinger Brief Bio: Voracious velocireader. General mischief maker. Currently manning the switchboard in the Write Place, Write Time secret volcano lair (www.writeplacewritetime.tumblr.com). What books recently rocked my world: Zazen by Vanessa Veselka. The Orange Eats Creeps by Grace Krilanovich. Rat Girl by Kristin Hersh. Bound by AntonyaContinue reading

Name: Emily Crowe Bookstore: Odyssey Bookshop Title: Assistant Manager/Buyer/Bookseller/Big Kahuna Brief Bio: I’ve worked several venues in the book world ever since I left grad school, including as a publisher sales rep, at a library, and a used & rare bookstore. I loathe cilantro and bigots with an equal passion. Along with the obvious books,Continue reading