WAMC Book Picks

These are the books recommended by bookseller Heather Boyne on WAMC's The Roundtable on September 12, 2023. 

Cave of Bones: A True Story of Discovery, Adventure, and Human Origins By Lee Berger, John Hawks Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426223884
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Published: National Geographic - August 8th, 2023

A true-life scientific adventure story, this thrilling book takes the reader deep into South African caves to discover fossil remains that compel a monumental reframing of the human family tree.

Country Life: Homes of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley By William Abranowicz, Zander Abranowicz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865654310
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Published: Vendome Press - August 8th, 2023

A celebrated photographer focuses his lens on distinctive period and contemporary residences amid the natural beauty of New York’s Catskill Mountains and Hudson River Valley.
The majestic panoramas, lush vegetation, and bucolic vibe of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River Valley in upstate New York have long proved irresistible for city dwellers seeking respite f

Trailblazing Women Printmakers: Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios and the Folly Cove Designers By Elena M. Sarni Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797224282
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - August 29th, 2023

A visual history of the Folly Cove Designers (1941-1969)—one of America’s longest-running block printing collectives.

The Folly Cove Designers (officially 1941-1969) was a grassroots collective of predominantly women block printers founded by Caldecott Award-winner and beloved children’s book author/illustrator Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios (of Mike Mulli

On the Edge of the World By Anna Desnitskaya, Lena Traer (Translator) Cover Image
By Anna Desnitskaya, Lena Traer (Translator)
ISBN: 9780802856128
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023

A uniquely formatted book about dreams, loneliness, and the universal longing for connection.

Invisible Things By Andy J. Pizza, Sophie Miller Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797215204
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 18th, 2023

New York Times Bestseller

creatively wacky exploration of the invisible things that make up the human experience encourages readers to look past the visible and connect with the things that are not seen.

If we could put on a pair of magical invisible glasses and see all the feelings, ideas, and other invisible things

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