Between Heaven and Here
by Susan Straight

What I'm reading now... an occasional post by the proprietor... Susan Straight has long been on the short list of English-language fiction writers dear to my heart-- along with Michael Ondaatje, Jayne Anne Phillips, Breece D'J Pancake, Denis … [Read more...]

Books at Bird & Beckett!

Pity the Billionaire, Thomas Frank's latest salvo in the struggle to scrape away the scales from the eyes of Americans conned by the rhetoric of wealth and righteousness, arrives in stock Tuesday (paperback, $16).  Also in that shipment, Good Girls … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett Book Club

Thursday, Sept. 6th at 7 pm: The Bird & Beckett Book Club discusses Chad Harbach's debut novel, The Art of Fielding.  Harbach's novel has been acclaimed for its rich, character-laden narrative, and likened to the best work of John Irving, … [Read more...]

On the literary side…

Thursday, May 24 - 7:00 pm The Monthly Eminent Authors' Birthdays Open Reading a long-standing Bird & Beckett tradition, recurring on the fourth Thursday of each month Have a favorite writer born in May?  Come down to Bird & Beckett … [Read more...]

Friday at Bird & Beckett – Jimmy Ryan + Daisy Rockwell

Happy Birthday, Sam! April 13 is Samuel Beckett's putative birthday-- so this Friday, let's toast the great man and his good works!  Scott Baker & Val Fachman, fond thespian interpreters of his words and fresh back from Paris, will hold … [Read more...]