BookClique

Here we will post our musings on a wide variety of titles. You can comment on our posts and find the titles in our catalog.

The Southerner’s Handbook by David Dibenedetto

The editors of one of my favorite magazines (Garden & Gun) have come out with a book entitled The Southerner’s Handbook which is a really good read.  There are essays on manners, hunting, gardening, clothing, food, drink, etc. by different authors.  My personal favorite was “Sweet Tea: A Love Story” by Allison Glock.   I have [...]

Crossing the Borders of Time by Leslie Maitland

It’s 1942 and at a critical juncture in this biographical work, the author’s mother, an 18-year old German Jew from Frieberg, leaves Marseille by ship for Cuba.  Her French Catholic lover rows after her until she disappears.  It’s an image that’s easily trivialized; we have seen it in countless movies.  How the characters got to [...]

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