Archives for March 2011

Friday to Wednesday at Bird & Beckett

Poets Monday night... and, then, the night train to Lisbon...arriving Wednesday...   MONDAY (4/4) - 7:00 to 9:00 pm POETS! Hosted by Jerry Ferraz Jason Morris and Patrick James Dunagan Patrick James Dunagan's new book is There Are … [Read more...]

What Was Communism?

What Was Communism? We sure as hell ain't sure... but they're contemplating the question big time at Kolkata's Seagull Books.  (That's Calcutta to you!)  Specifically, they're wondering why it's so abruptly gone by the boards -- and whether that … [Read more...]

You don’t miss your water…

Books and Bookstores = Nostalgia? or the Future of Your Ever-Lovin' Mind??? A reader of our website wondered if it was doing a disservice to one of the local shops we mightily admire to imply that they were "on the ropes" -- by which we meant … [Read more...]

Events this week – 3/22 to 3/28/11

Hrabal Rouser...Bop Stop... Voudoun Verite...a String Thing... 4 events, Thursday to Sunday Maybe you wouldn't think it to look at his picture here, but it's Bohumil Hrabal's birthday at Bird & Beckett... On the third Thursday of each month at … [Read more...]

New on the shelves…

Hot off the press, on our shelves for your perusal... Three novels we'd be more than happy to read, if only we had the time... maybe you do? Mention reading about any of them in this post, and we'll knock 15% off the price. Or click on the image … [Read more...]