“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” –Chinese Proverb. Books to welcome spring in this month's staff picks.
Happy new year, book lovers! The sub-zero temperatures earlier this month kept us inside, but no matter: we’ve stayed busy reading these books! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
While we have your attention, we have exciting news!
- Off the Beaten Path will now open at 7:30 am 7 days per week. Stop by for a coffee, pastry, and a good book.
- We now offer e-books and audio books from our new online store and the My Must Reads app. This is a great opportunity to read and listen wherever you go, while still shopping with Off the Beaten Path.
"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman. Our December staff picks make great gifts for the youngest of book lovers.
Our December staff picks make great gifts - for bibliophiles, history buffs, globetrotters, mystery solvers and everyone else on your list.
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day." ~Thornton Wilder. You'll be thankful for this month's staff picks.
"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." ~David Bailey
Books to grow in knowledge in this month's staff picks.
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." ~ Joseph Addison
Books recommended by our staff for an active mind.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss
Books to take you places as recommended by our staff.
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” - Groucho Marx
Books for your enjoyment and education as recommended by our staff.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. ~Robert Frost. April staff picks celebrate the poetry of words and emotion.
We love language: we love its malleability, its diversity, its utility, the ability it provides to speak to one another across millennia… and we savor the work of wordsmiths who elevate language to artform.
This month, in celebration of language, we’re sharing with you our favorite poetry, meditations on language, and the masterful writers who make reading accessible to young people. Enjoy!