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Staff recommendations from 2021 Holiday Pop-up Bookshop

Book recommendations from annual Holiday Pop-up Bookshop (virtual)

Books make the best holiday gifts, and librarians recommend the titles below to delight and enlighten. Links will lead you to the online shop of Brookline Booksmith, whom we thank for partnering with us in this annual tradition.

Carolle Morini

Books and Libraries, Everyman's Pocket Poets  edited by Andrew Scrimgeour
Stories of Trees, Woods, and the Forest Fiona Stafford
Literary Places Sarah Baxter
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks (age: 10-14) by Jason Reynolds,
Lore Alexandra Bracken  (YA)

Elizabeth O'Meara

The Friend Sigrid Nunez
The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations Toni Morrison
The Lost Words  (Picture Book for old and young) Robert Macfarlane
The Old Truck  (Picture Book) Jerome Pumphrey

Anthea Reilly

Paris in the Present Tense Mark Helprin
Collected Stories Shirley Hazzard
Death in the Vines M.L. Longworth
Charlotte's Web (Youth) E.B. White

Mary Warnement

Murder in Chianti Camilla Trinchieri
Cheese, Wine, and Bread Katie Quinn
The Inheritance Game  (Young Adult novel)Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Outside In  (Picture Book)    Deborah Underwood
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street  (Youth) Karina Yan Glaser

This event was a collaboration with Brookline Booksmith, whom we thank for partnering with us in this annual tradition.