Fancy a cuppa? Reach for one of these bookish teapots.
Bumble-ardy by Maurice Sendak
Mindset, The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Loving Kindness, The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
Galore by Michael Crummey
I Never Liked You by Chester Brown
The Night Shift: Untold Stories of the ER by Brian Goldman
The Best American Poetry 2011 edited by Kevin Young and David Lehman
The Owly Series by Andy Runton
Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan
Blueprints For Building Better Girls by Elissa Schappell
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi
Stone Arabia by Dana Spiotta
The Collected Works of Mary Roach
Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb by George Rabasa
The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
The Collected Ghost Stories by M.R. James
A Little History of The World by Ernst Gombrich
The Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close
Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
This Life is In Your Hands by Melissa Coleman
Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran by Azadeh Moaveni
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
New York: A Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
The Winds of War & War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk
The Source by James A. Michener
How to Live: a Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell
The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth by Norman Juster
The Best of Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis
Radioactive: a novel of love and fallout by Lauren Redniss
Arguably the first ever book-rioters. The “Oh Captain, My Captain” scene of The Dead Poet’s Society.
What’s your favorite quote?
This is pretty simple (but not easy, we hope). Take a look at the below facts and try to guess who the author is. Email your guesses to community (at) bookriot (dot) com. Random drawing of correct answers will determine who wins the mystery book prize, which may or may not be related to the author in question. Entries will be accepted through Friday, October 28.
- My father misdiagnosed himself as having lung cancer, but he really had diabetes. This went untreated until he had to have his foot amputated, and he eventually died from complications from the resulting surgery.
- My mother was 21 years younger than my father.
- During my junior year in college, I was given electro-shock treatments.
- I worked for a time in the psychiatric ward of a hospital, transcribing patient histories, which often included their dreams.
- I won a Pulitzer Prize, but it came after I’d already been dead 19 years.
- You’ve heard of my most famous work, but you probably don’t know that I published it under a pseudonym.
- All of my papers are available in academic libraries, save two letters which my spouse sealed after my death. They are scheduled to be made public on February 13, 2013.
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