Will is reading “The Looming Tower” by Lawrence Wright. He says this book about the lead up to 9/11 is very well done.
Field hockey, anyone? It seems quite a few donors forget about photos they have stashed in their books as bookmarks or mementos. Here’s one that is a bit dated. The only clue on the back that it is from Vancouver, B.C.
Personally, I like the sassy look on the what I assume is the coach’s face in the back.
Rona read “Born to Run” – Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography. She says it’s quite good!
Steve F is reading “The Upstarts” by Brad Stone. It highlights the rise of new tech companies, Uber and Airbnb, and the impact they have.
Thanks to all of you who came out to the Huge Book Sale this weekend. We were overwhelmed by your attention, especially on Saturday. Special thanks to all the volunteers for your hard work! Are you already thinking about next years’ sale? If not, consider what happens to lonely items that are left behind, and consider increasing your number of bags/boxes next year. They would love a good Seattle home.
Are you making a shopping list for the Huge Book Sale this weekend? You may want to consider “The Sympathizer‘ by Viet Thanh Nguyen, if it is available. He was recently at The Seattle Public Library, and Jill said it was the best reading she’s ever seen. Susan G agreed. If lucky, you may also find his new book “The Refugees” at the sale.
Joelle is reading “Tears We Cannot Stop” by Michael Eric Dyson. Each in this collection of sermons is addressed to “Beloved,” meaning White America. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hopeful, always thought-provoking, this book is a gift we should all receive with grace and gratitude.
Steve G is reading “A Totem Pole History”. This story of a Lummi carver (Joseph Hillaire) includes tales of a totem pole he created that traveled around the country. The book, which contains many photographs, is written by his daughter and cultural historian, Pauline Hillaire.