Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hello, book nerds

"Cheryl Strayed, Wally Lamb, Dave Berry, Sherman Alexie, James Patterson and hundreds of other authors will volunteer as booksellers this Saturday, known as "Small Business Saturday." In an open letter, Alexie asked "book nerds" to volunteer, writing that "now is the time to be a superhero for independent bookstores.
 
Obama & daughters dropped to Washington's Politics and Prose bookstore Saturday to buy books that included "The Kite Runner", "Harold and the Purple Crayon", and "The Sports Gene".