2014.4.14 NEW ARRIVALSThe Good Luck of Right Now
From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Silver Linings Playbook,” comes “The Good Luck of Right Now,” a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance and Richard Gere - an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love.
For thirty-eight years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother. When she gets sick and dies, he has no idea how to be on his own. His redheaded grief counselor, Wendy, says he needs to find his flock and leave the nest. Bartholomew thinks he’s found a clue when he discovers a “Free Tibet” letter from Richard Gere hidden in his mother’s underwear drawer. In her final days, mom called him Richard - there must be a cosmic connection. Believing that the actor is meant to help him, Bartholomew awkwardly starts his new life, writing Gere a series of highly intimate letters.
The Kinfolk Table: Recipes for Small Gatherings
Kinfolk magazine, launched to acclaim and instant buzz in 2011, is a quarterly journal about understated, unfussy entertaining. The journal has captured the imagination of readers with content and an aesthetic that reflect a desire to go back to simpler times, to build a community around a shared sensibility and to foster the endless and energizing magic that results from sharing a meal with good friends.
Now there’s “The Kinfolk Table,” a cookbook from the creators of the magazine, with profiles of 45 tastemakers who are cooking and entertaining in a way that is beautiful, uncomplicated, and inexpensive.
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America
PUBLISHER: Penguin Press
PRICE : $18.00
GENRE : Politics & Social Sciences
Why do some ethnic groups in America succeed more than others? Drawing on groundbreaking research and startling statistics, “The Triple Package” uncovers the secret to their success. A superiority complex, insecurity, impulse control - these are the elements that drive disproportionate group success.