Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger
by Lee Smith
A celebrated and bestselling writer with a dozen novels under her name, including Fair and Tender Ladies, Oral History, and The Last Girls, Lee Smith is just as widely recognized for her exceptional short stories. Here, in Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, Smith collects seven brand-new stories along with seven of her favorites from three earlier collections. The result? A book of dazzling richness.
See Your Way to Mindfulness
by David Schiller
SELF-HELP & RELATIONSHIPS
A book that teaches the art of slowing down and being present, through quotes inspired by Zen meditation, images of the natural world, and exercises in learning to see. The short, playful exercises and prompts—like Seeing in the Rain, Eye Spy with My Open I, Spend 30 Minutes Taking a Five-Minute Walk, Get Lost—are designed to disrupt routine and inspire readers to see for themselves.
by Jeff Alworth
FOOD & DRINK
Divided into four major families—ales, lagers, wheat beers, and sour and wild ales—The Beer Bible covers everything a beer drinker wants to know about the hundreds of types of beers made, from bitters, sessions, and IPAs to weisses, wits, lambics, and more.
Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook
by Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman
FOOD & DRINK
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America’s foremost organic gardeners—and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer, and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they’ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow.