Local authors join Malaprop's for Small Business Saturday

Nov 30, 2013


Inspired by a call to action from author Sherman Alexie, nearly twenty local authors will join booksellers at Malaprop's to encourage the success of local, independent bookstores on this small business Saturday.

Malaprop's bookstore general manager Linda Barrett joined WCQS reporter Greta Johnsen to discuss some of the better-selling books this season.

Here's a list of the books Linda recommends:

  • Dave Eggers, The Circle
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Bully Pulpit
  • Simon Winchester, The Men Who United The States
  • Ann Patchett, This is The Story of a Happy Marriage
  • Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things
  • Mary Oliver, Dog Songs
  • Billy Collins, Aimless Love
  • Tommy Hays, What I Came to Tell You
  • Lee Smith, Guests on Earth