One of my favorite books out this fall is Ponti, a striking debut from Singaporean author Sharlene Teo. It's the second book I've read taking place in Singapore (if you count Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians trilogy as one story), and I find the descriptions of the city completely intoxicating. If you're looking to spread … Continue reading Read Global: 5 Great Novels of Southeast Asia
Winter Institute just rolled through town, and it was a blast! Hundreds of booksellers and publishers from around the country--and the world--visited Minneapolis for a weekend of bookselling education and networking. Magers and Quinn was fortunate to host Rikke, a bookseller from book store Kristian F. Møller in Denmark, and show her the inner workings of the store … Continue reading Hygge: An interview with guest bookseller, Rikke!
British novelist Max Porter visited us from across the pond to read his novel Grief is the Thing With Feathers. He was joined by Man Booker prize winner Marlon James.