Dorothy's Holiday Picks
Our motto this season is Shop Early, Ship Early! We are not able to guarantee delivery for the Holidays on any orders placed AFTER November 30th. So please be sure to get your orders in to ensure Happy Holidays for all the readers on your lists!
Fiction from Colm Toibin: The Magician. From one of today's most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set across a half century, telling the tale of the author Thomas Mann. $28.00
Fiction from Kirstin Valdez Quade. The Five Wounds. Named one of the best books of 2021 from the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. Both "heartbreaking and a joy to read...vivid, tender, funny and beautifully rendered," this novel is set in Quade's familiar Northern New Mexico and depicts a family's struggles to parent children they may not be able to save. $26.95.
Essays from Robin Wall Kimmerer, founder of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment: Braiding Sweetgrass. "She takes us on a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise"- Elizabeth Gilbert $35.00 hardcover $ 18.00 paperback
History and Art from James Gardner. The Louvre. The fascinating and little known story of the Louvre, from its inception as a humble
fortress to its transformation into the palatial resident of the kings of France and then into the premier museum of the world. Illustrated $30.00
Humor from the diaries of David Sedaris. A Carnival of Snackery. Replete with laughs and observations from a wildly popular commentator. $ 32.00
Fiction from Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers and author of Overstory. Bewilderment is Power's newest offering heralded as "Monumental.. Transformative.. Dazzlingly written." $27.95
Biography from James McGrath Morris Tony Hillerman: A Life. The first major biography of the ground breaking mystery writer. "In this scrupulous work, Morris artfully guides us into Tony Hillerman's personal and literary worlds - and taps into the peculiar magic of the beloved novelist's work" - Hampton Sides. $32.00
Art, Dance, and Biography from Orel Protopopescu Dancing Past The Light. This story of the compelling life of Tanaquil Le Clercq is packed with remarkable details and photos seldom seen before. An engrossing portrayal of one of America's premiere ballerinas, and New York ballet world in the era of Ballanchine. $35.00
Fiction from Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Cloud Cuckoo Land is set in Constantinople in the fifteenth century, in a small town in present-day Idaho, and on an interstellar ship decades from now, Doerr's gorgeous third novel is a triumph of imagination and compassion $30.00