Dec 18, 2020
Just in time for last-minute Christmas shopping, the "world's librarian" Nancy Pearl, who is also a best-selling author herself, shares her favorite books for giving (or reading yourself) this holiday season (find titles and links below).
Nancy also shares her advice for testing out a new friendship: give your new friend a book for Christmas, and whether they bother to read it (or love it or hate it) might inform whether your friendship has longterm potential.
Here our Nancy's picks for this holiday season:
The Company: A Novel of the CIA by Robert Littell
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (illustrated) by Gertrude Stein and Maira Kalman
Here We Are by Graham Swift
Hench: A Novel by Natalie Zina Walschots
Set My Heart to Five: A Novel by Simon Stephenson
Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown
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