Archive | October, 2021

Bindlestiff Bestsellers

30 Oct

These are our best-selling titles for the last month:

Linda Ashman, Rain! (board book)

Colson Whitehead, Harlem Shuffle

Sally Rooney, Beautiful World, Where Are You

Asali Solomon, The Days of Afrekete

Jessica Fern, Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy

Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower

Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby

Frank Herbert, Dune

Michelle Zauner, Crying in H-Mart

Madeline Miller, Circe

Innosanto Nagara, A is for Activist (board book)

Richard Powers, Bewilderment

Cixin Liu, The Three-Body Problem

Kiley Reid, Such a Fun Age

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Yaa Gyasi, Transcendent Kingdom

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

Octavia Butler, Lilith’s Brood

Kyle Cassidy, Cooking with Roswell

Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth

Yael Frankel, The Elevator (picture book)

Adrienne Maree Brown, Grievers

Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

All Hallow’s Read

16 Oct

An annual spooky book celebration held as part of Woodlands Cemetery’s Halloween Fun Day.

Sunday, Oct. 24, Noon – 3 pm, The Woodlands (40th & Woodland Ave.)

Peruse a collection of new and used “spooky” books and take one home to enjoy! (If you have some books you’d like to donate for the event, bring them along.) Books about pumpkins, autumn, monsters, goblins and ghosts, fall, etc… An all ages event.

Sponsors: The Woodlands Cemetery & Historic Landscape, Bindlestiff Books, Free Library of Philadelphia, and A Book A Day. For more information or to arrange to donate books: