Thursday, September 8, 2011

List #5 Libby Cowles

Libby Cowles: Maria's Bookshop. Durango, CO. 81301

Claiming Ground, Laura Bell
Lonely Polygamist, Brady Udall
Women’s Ways of Knowing, Mary Belenkey et al
In a Different Voice, Carol Gilligan
Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Sherman Alexie
Gate at the Stairs, Lorrie Moore
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers
Owl Moon, Jane Yolen
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman
A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn
America America, Ethan Canin
Bone People, Keri Hulme
Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl
The Confessions of Max Tivoli, Andrew Sean Greer
The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya
Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates
Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
Anthropology of an American Girl, Hilary Thayer Hamann
One Hundred Names for Love, Diane Ackerman
Operating Instructions, Anne Lamott
Dreaming in Cuban, Cristina Garcia
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez
Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader, Anne Fadiman
Howl, Allen Ginsberg
Walden, Henry David Thoreau
Woodswoman, Anne LaBastille
Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh
My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George
D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths, Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire
Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paolo Freire
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
Emperors Children, Claire Messud
Gnomes, Will Huygen
Yellowcake, Ann Cummins
Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv
Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher
Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
A Natural History of Love, Diane Ackerman
The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf
A Separate Peace, John Knowles
Dream Work, Mary Oliver
Dharma Bums, Jack Kerouac

People think of Denver or Boulder or Fort Collins when it comes to cool Colorado living but Maria's certainly makes Durango seem like a pretty good option. Their website showcases their passion for books pretty well and under the Maria's Favorites tab you can access all their staff picks and other fun stuff.

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