4 Bookish Gifts for Every Relationship Stage

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Next Tuesday is Valentine's Day, and if you're still looking for a gift for your special someone, you know how tricky it can be, especially depending on what stage of the relationship you're in.  How "romantic" can your gift be if you've only been on a couple of dates?  What can you get for your spouse of 30 years that's different from all the other gifts you've already given? 

Our expert booksellers have put a lot of thought into these kinds of questions, and, better yet, we've come up with answers.  Whether you're spending this Valentine's Day single, with the love of your life, or maybe somewhere in between, we've got the perfect gifts for the occasion.

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Amical's Cookbook Dinner Series: The Mozza Cookbook

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017Mozza at Brilliant Books

Osteria Mozza and Pizzeria Mozza are among Los Angeles' favorite Italian restuarants.  Co-owned by award winning chefs Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali, and restauranteur Joe Bastianich, these restaurants create a whole new experience in Italian dining.  Now, thanks to Amical, you can have that same experience here in Downtown Traverse City.

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Thomas Lux (1946-2017)

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Thomas Lux, an award-winning poet and professor of poetry, has died.

From his early surrealist poems to later works that distilled his observations of humanity into rhythmic stanzas, Lux's writing garnered attention and accolades.  He won multiple awards, including the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, which is one of the most prestigious awards a contemporary poet can receive.  He was also a dedicated teacher, serving on the faculty of colleges and universities across the country and instilling a love of poetry wherever he went.

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