New Books on the shelves- Cleopatra, Stephen Sondheim and More

Stacy Schiff's new biography of Cleopatra and Stephen Sondheim on Stephen Sondheim Two terrific books on the shelf in the bookshop (and orderable through our online store): Stacy Schiff's biography of the Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra: A Life has … [Read more...]

Autobiography of Mark Twain

Autobiography of Mark Twain One of the really big books of the season. Stands to reason! Twain dictated this material (which will run to three volumes when publication is complete) in the last four years of his life- charging his executors with the … [Read more...]

Books for the holidays, and for the moment!

Books for the holidays, and for the moment! Patti Smith's new memoir about her youthful times with Robert Mapplethorpe, Just Kids, went to paperback in late September and won the National Book Award in mid-November. It's been a moving and gratifying … [Read more...]