Archive | August, 2019

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