4 Top Picks from Powell’s
- December 4, 2014
Here are four of the many titles currently flying off the shelf at Oregon-based indie Powell’s. See anything your club wants to read?
- Yes Please by Amy Poehler. More serious than slapstick, the comedian/actress’ debut memoir is full of career insights and lessons learned. (Read the Independent’s review here.)
- The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. An inspiring look at how a group of ragtag rowers managed to best the world’s finest scullers.
- As You Wish by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden. A playful reminiscence of the making of the iconic movie “The Princess Bride” from someone who was there to see it all. (Click here for a list of books similar to The Princess Bride.)
- Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. The 20-something creator of HBO’s popular series “Girls” weighs in on her foibles and triumphs on the road to success.