WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by booksellers Eve Macneill and Heather Boyne on WAMC's The Roundtable on May 11, 2021. 

Nothing Personal Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Imani Perry (Foreword by), Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (Afterword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807006429
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - May 4th, 2021

James Baldwin’s critique of American society at the height of the civil rights movement brings his prescient thoughts on social isolation, race, and police brutality to a new generation of readers.


The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541622
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 25th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Electrifying." — O: The Oprah Magazine
 


Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656098
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


The Tree in Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112595
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - March 16th, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes


Thames Mudlarking: Searching for London's Lost Treasures (Shire Library) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781784424329
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Shire Publications - May 18th, 2021

How archaeologists and mudlarks have uncovered the history of London through objects dug up from the mud of the River Thames.


Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes, and Stories Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9780063079540
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

“Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning, and beauty…More than just a mantra, ‘cook, eat, repeat’ is the story of my life.” 

Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined wi


Make Thrift Mend: Stitch, Patch, Darn, Plant-Dye & Love Your Wardrobe Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419743993
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 20th, 2021