Anthony Doerr recently gave a talk, which he titled “Some Thoughts on Artistic Failure in 6 Parts”. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See had some great insights.
We sat down with veteran bookseller Erin Ball, assistant manager at Third Place Books to discuss bookselling, the philosophy behind Third Place Books, and what’s on her to-be-read list.
Is the book trailer for Where’d You Go Bernadette the best book trailer of all time? Set in Seattle, in perfectly reflects the the comedy of Maria Semple’s book.
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.