Bernadette Fox, the eponymous character in Where’d You Go, Bernadette, loves to hate Seattle. And while you might imagine that we Seattleites would rush to defend our Emerald City, we have to admit, she got quite a few things right.
Whether you’re going on a long run in the sun or a long road trip from coast to coast, whether you’re digging in the garden or prepping for a big family barbecue, audiobooks are a great companion for summer activities. To help you out, we discounted a few for the month of June.
Our June Book of the Month pick is a comedic epistolary novel that isn’t afraid to skewer cultural phenomena like tech culture, helicopter parenting, and organic vegetables.
The media storm that has been rumbling for the past few months over Harper Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman will blow full-force into the bookworld this summer with its release. This makes now a perfect time to revisit Lee’s classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Recently, #WomenWriteFunny was trending on Twitter. We can’t believe that in 2015 this fact of life needs to be stated, but here we are. Some of our favorites include Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maria Semple, and, of course, Jane Austen.
Writing as Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling has followed up The Cuckoo’s Calling with another exciting tale of Cormoran Strike. This time he’s on the trail of a missing novelist.
Roxane Gay discusses everything from hip hop to Sweet Valley High in this collection of essays on the politcs of race and gender in America. Written openly and honestly with wit and sincerity, each essay is a gem.