Every year we see lots of news stories about the mayhem and euphoria that is Black Friday - the biggest shopping day of the year. We agree that shopping is basically the most fun thing to do ever (for us, "shopping" means buying books when our houses and apartments are already full to the brim, … Continue reading What is Plaid Friday? A whole lot of fun, that’s what.
For the past twenty-five years, Henry Rollins has searched out the most desolate corners of the Earth—from Iraq to Afghanistan, Thailand to Mali, and beyond--articulating his observations through music and words, on radio and television, and in magazines and books. Though he’s known for the raw power of his expression, Rollins has shown that the … Continue reading Meet Henry Rollins and See the World at M&Q
Susan Niz's new novel Kara Lost has gotten great reviews. Alison McGhee called it "a masterful debut,” and David Housewright thinks it's “smart as hell."Sixteen-year-old Kara fless the suffocation of her surburban life, trading in her home and family for a gritty, anonymous existence on the streets of Minneapolis. She begins a perilous journey, naive, … Continue reading