Kathryn Price has been a full-time bookseller at the Norwich Bookstore for over a dozen years! She awaits the day when she'll be presented with a gold-plated box cutter, and in the meantime enjoys weaving and other fiber arts, as well as reading books about her favorite place in the world, India.
As Jackson Brown sang, "make way for my 45s right alongside your 78s," this book is all about those 78 recordings. It's full of characters who are always on the lookout for the most rare 78 discs. Details on the artists, their songs, how they were recorded, and what happened to those recordings when the labels went belly-up. The collectors are trying to keep American musical heritage alive for those who have never heard the old blue songs. A great summer read for anyone interested in music.
A classic read dealing with the questions of love, marriage, colonialism, as well as cultural divide. If you're ready to go back to visit an old friend, remember this book.
By far the most inspiring garden book of the season! Great for armchair gardeners who would like some new ideas or for the lifelong one who will want to try everything in the book.
This is a book that is part memoir, part history of American houses. It involves 12 different houses starting with sod houses to pre fab, and finally to Habitat for Humanity. A fascinating read that touches on home, environment, regional characters, tools and materials. A great read for anyone who likes houses.
This beautifully illustrated wordless book, tells the tale of a girl and her fantastical sandcastle. This storybook will delight all ages!
One of Kathryn's recent favorites, be sure to check this one out if you're a fan of the craft.
DK publishers has put together a beautifully illustrated craft book. This is the book perfect for anyone beginning the art of embroidery, or someone who would like to have more intricate stitches to work with. The directions are clear and precise, and covers stitches from crewel and canvas work to open work. This book will help to get you started and show you how to finish the project. This is a great book to add to your craft library.
An inspiring book for the true runner or the armchair runner... Filled with fascinating anthropological information about the Tarahumara Indians of the Copper Canyons in Mexico - world class runners - who ran for the pure joy of it! If you can run with a smile on your face, you just might go further, faster!
This well written, well researched biography of Alan Lomax, gives the reader a true look at the man who preserved American and world music for all of us to enjoy. If you're a fan of folk music or a lover of the blues, you'll find yourself with a book that you won't want to put down.
This delightful illustrated wordless book is a joy! A dear little black dog finds a red umbrella and goes off to have a world full of adventures. Pick-up this book and enjoy the ride.