Books Worth Reading
A rediscovered manuscript by James Agee & Walker Evans has been published by Melville. "A 400-page prose symphony [words & pictures] about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama, at the height of the Great Depresssion." I'm looking forward to reading this.
Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense by Corinne Mucha. $11.04. Reading level: Ages 13 and up. Publication: July 6, 2011. Publisher: Zest Books; Original edition (July 6, 2011). Author: Corinne Mucha
The first in the series of American Hands Journals features color photos and stores about John Choi (glassblower), Grace Hatton (spinner), Nate Favors (bowlmaker), Ray Oxenford (tinsmith) and two quilting guilds (the Milford Valley & Friends of the Heart Quilting Guild. (Links to a full preview of the American Hands Journal and a buy it button)
At the end of today, the "American Hands Journal" will be going up in price to $20. For now, it is still only $15.75. Features color photos and stories about John Choi (glassblower), Grace Hatton (spinner), Nate Favors (bowlmaker), Ray Oxenford (tinsmith), and two quilting guilds: the Milford Valley and Friends of the Heart Quilting Guilds." 36 pages 8 1/2" x 11" perfect bound
"Haven takes care of its own." This book is outstanding! It neatly contains seven gentle, intriguing, always interesting brushes with the paranormal to satisfy the ghost story lover in you. Recommend. as a Halloween treat to yourself.
In time for Halloween... Now available on Amazon, as an eBook (print edition coming soon), "Seven From Haven" by Daniel Grotta. (Delightful, charming. You're going to love it!) If you don't have a Kindle, the free Amazon app works on any PC, Mac, iOS or Android device.
A formative, pivotal book for me in my teen years. Time to reread it.
Abe Kobo "Year after year students tumble along like the waters of a river. They flow away, and only the teacher is left behind, like some deeply buried rock at the bottom of the current."
Here's my book cover design for Daniel Grotta's soon-to-be-released short story collection "Seven From Haven" -- Seven gentle ghost stories with O'Henry-like sensibility, charm and humor pixelhallpress.co...
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vols. I and II
Click to read my blog, "Songs Unheard, Books Unread: If Not For Readers" (Would you like to be a beta reader of "Jo Joe," which will be published later this year?)
The Pioneer Woman - Black heels to tractor wheels