The March on Washington, who is visiting Boswell on January 20. This replaced the football table. I know the Packers are in the playoffs, but the books have all been there for months and if we get a pop on a Packers book, it will be an instant title when they win some sort of title. We'll just keep that one at the front counter somewhere.
On the back table, the Kennedy table was replaced with a Lincoln table, celebrating his upcoming birthday and our event with Jennifer Chiaverini at the Brookfield Public Library, also on January 20, for Mrs. Lincoln's Rival. Lincoln fever has abated a bit, with the high-profile window waving to us in the rear-view mirror. We had a number of both adult and kids' books for the table, but it was hard to find a good basic bio beyond Team of Rivals. I decided to reorder Ronald White's A. Lincoln, just so we had something for adults that went beyond politics and the assassination. And of course we have Jennifer Chiaverini's Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmarker featured as well.
promotional video from Open Road. As Jane noted, most followers tend to discuss how they discovered her and which editions they have. There's not a lot of talk about which Pym is best because most agree that the one they've just read is their favorite. And since Jane and Anne came up with a nice checklist of what to read after Pym, which we turned into a bookmark, it seemed appropriate to keep the love going with a small display. We've done our part--now someone has to reissue Quartet in Autumn.
*And then I realized that a modified self-improvement display would be great to feature both Malcolm Gladwell and Michio Kaku. But that's for next week.
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