OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST / Patrisse Khan-Cullors

I started this book expecting it to be more of a history of the Black Lives Matter movement, but while it is written by one of the founders, it is actually more of a memoir of Khan’s life and how her experience being black in America led to her involvement in creating the cause.  Beyond Khan’s remarkable story is also her poetic way of writing,…

 

BEFORE THE FALL / Noah Hawley

Hawley starts the book with a plane crash. Of all the high profile passengers on this private jet, only an obscure painter and a four year old child survive. Thrust into the limelight on the line between fame and infamy, Scott Burroughs is suddenly one of the most talked-about men of the 24 hour news cycle, which doesn’t always have his best interest (or the truth) at heart….

 

AMERICAN WOODLAND GARDEN : CAPTURING THE SPIRIT OF THE DECIDUOUS FOREST / Rick Darke

I love the woods. I love this book! (I bought it!) The photos are beautiful and the information is transcendent. I became lost in the knowledge of woods and didn’t want to leave it. I especially loved ‘Learning from a woodland stream’ through the years, seasons and times of the day. Darke explains every nuance of a native woodland and how you can incorporate its wonders into your landscape….