Category: Book Culture

Can Beer Save a Salt Lake City Bookstore?

As the pandemic has been pushing independent bookstores to the brink of their wits and resources, book shop owners around the world have been coming up with some creative ideas to keep afloat, and one Utah bookstore hopes to keep their book sales flowing by keeping the beer flowing as well. Ken Sanders, owner of Ken Sanders Rare Books, is teaming up with another Salt Lake City independent store, the Fisher Brewery to produce a line of beer based on Edward Abbey's book, The Monkey Wrench Gang.

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This New Novel Explores America’s Fraught History Of Immigration With Cuba

Imagine a world in which your home has been ravaged by warfare and rioting, and all sense of freedom seems lost but for a faint glimmer of hope on the sunlit waves of the ocean. Cunningham's new novel, The Last Raft, details the tensions of the massive exodus in which 100,000 Cubans emigrated to the United States by way of make-shift rafts- with 50,000 being detained in a makeshift tent city in Miami- where mounting civil unrest was caused by America’s political divide on how to hinder Fidel Castro’s regime.

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New Thrillers to Read for Thanksgiving Week!

It's thanksgiving week and a great time to read some thriller novels. Enjoy some nice thanksgiving leftovers with these new novels that will keep you reading until you've reached the last page.

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Brings ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors on Set

Stranger Things season 4 is turning out to be one of the series' strongest seasons ever, with writers and creators, the Duffer brothers, finishing the scripts for all episodes before filming for the first time in Stranger Things history (due to the pandemic), and now they're bringing on actors from the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones franchises to spice up our Hawkins drama and mystery.

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