Bindlestiff Best-Sellers

16 Nov

The following are our best-selling titles for the last month:

Philip Pullman, The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth

Jia Tolentino, Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion

William Joyce, The Numberlys (picture book)

Samin Nosrat, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Zadie Smith, Grand Union: Stories

Olga Tokarczuk, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel

Carmen Maria Machado, In the Dream House: A Memoir

Naomi Klein, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

Junot Diaz, This Is How You Lose Her

Kelly Starling Lyons, Going Down Home with Daddy (picture book)

Cathleen Daly, Emily’s Blue Period (picture book)

Matt de la Pena, Carmela Full of Wishes (picture book)

Hayley Barrett, What Miss Mitchell Saw (picture book)

Reina Telgemeier, Guts (graphic novel)

Ashley Bryan, Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace

 

Picture Books Exhibition

13 Oct

From October 5, 2019 through January 5, 2020, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present Cinderella & Co.: Three Fairy Tales Reimagined, an examination of illustrations for three well-known and beloved fairy tales—Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and The Three Little Pigs. The exhibit juxtaposes the classical tradition with more modern, multicultural and experimental approaches.

2020 Calendars

13 Oct

We have a range of 2020 calendars in stock, including the Slingshot organizers, Solidarity Forever Labor History calendar, the Nikki McClure calendar, a Radical Jewish History calendar, a variety of discounted art calendars, and a range of flexible (add your own dates) planners.

Bindlestiff Bestsellers

28 Sep

These are our best selling titles for the last month:

Toni Morrison, Sula

Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

adrienne maree brown, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

adrienne maree brown, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

Roxanne Gay, Bad Feminist: Essays

Ed Young, The Cat From Hunger Mountain (picture book)

James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

Molly Knox Ostertag, The Witch Boy

Denise Vega, If Your Monster Won’t Go To Bed (picture book)

Colin Whitehead, The Nickel Boys: A Novel

Ashley Bryan, Freedom Over Me (picture book)

George Takei, They Called Us Enemy

Ling Ma, Severance: A Novel

Author Reading

31 Aug

On Sept. 27, an exhibit of artwork from the new book Hiker Trash (by Philly author/artist Sarah Kaizar) opens at Paradigm Gallery, 746 4th St. The opening reception is 5:30 – 10 pm; the exhibit runs Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons through Oct. 19.

Our friends with #CreativeattheCannery (winner of the 2019 Intellectual Drunk Fun award) are hosting another author reading & open mic Thursday, Sept. 5, from 7 – 8:30 pm. Dock Street Cannery, 705 S. 50th St., West Philly. This month’s reading features Quinn Eli, Tim Fitts, Katherine Locke and Siwaraya Rochanahusdin.

The Dollar Stroll returns to Baltimore Avenue Thursday, Sept. 12, beginning at 5:30. There’s food, theater tickets, dog treat, entertainment and (at Bindlestiff) $1 books; and we’re working on a special surprise performance in the magic garden behind the store.

 

Bindlestiff Best Sellers

24 Aug

These are our best selling titles for the last month:

adrienne maree brown, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

Ursula Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

Toni Morrison, Sula

Colin Whitehead, The Nickel Boys: A Novel

Roxanne Gay, Difficult Women

bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater (novel)

Tommy Orange, There There

Robin Diangelo, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Sophie Blackall, Hello Lighthouse (picture book)

Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies

Bronwen Ballard, Your Mind is Like the Sky: A First Book of Mindfullness

 

 

Bindlestiff Best Sellers

20 Jul

These are our best selling titles for the last month:

Ruth Spiro, Made by Maxine (picture book)

adrienne maree brown, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel

Tommy Orange, There There

bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Ursula Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Samuel Stein, Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State

Jessica Love, Julián Is a Mermaid (picture book)

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

Robin Diangelo, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Junot Diaz, This Is How You Lose Her

Mirra Ginsburg, Across the Stream (picture book)

Carmen Machado, Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

Roxanne Gay, Difficult Women