Ten Timeless Beach Reads
We plundered the One Grand Books archives to identify ten picks from ten different curators that will elevate your beach towel this summer. If you go easy on the daiquiris you might just read them all in time for fall.
Vote for ten books you want to read (or reread) from the year in which the Concord made it’s maiden flight, the Beatles disbanded, and Apollo 13 aborted its mission to the moon. Last year we launched our first book club, reading 10 books first published in 1969. This year we’re moving on by […]
Three Very Different Books Connected By a Quest for Identity The Gooze Fritz, by Sergei Lebedev (New Vessel Press) There’s a natural inclination to fill in the missing pieces of our personal narratives. It partially stems from the belief that understanding where you come from, can ultimately shape where you’re going. Such stories allow us […]
If Peter Buttigieg was only the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Twitter would care less about what he reads. But he is running for the highest office in the land, and that makes a difference. Aaron Hicklin People love lists almost as much as they love to hate them. Take our latest, by the Democratic […]
“All of this happened, more or less.” The famous opening line of Slaughterhouse-Five, is a tease of a sentence. Is Vonnegut giving us a memoir, or fiction? Or is he challenging the very nature of memoir? Who says that fiction is any less true than non-fiction? In an era when memoirs are frequently unmasked as […]