My Account | My Wishlist | My Cart | Log In

Facebook logo Twitter logo Pinterest logo Pinterest logo

randy

What do you think your job is at Left Bank Books?  Practical - buyer, merchandiser, and bookseller. Hopefully - provider of information that helps people better their lives and that strengthens the community.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Lois Long and Ulysses S. Grant. (Sorry, can't choose just one.)

What’s in the trunk of your car? Currently, jumper cables, lug wrench, tool box, Ryobi cordless drill-driver, bottle of motor oil, and old license plates.

If you had a super power, what would it be? Immortality. Is that a super power?

Favorite pair of shoes (past or present): Past - Doc Martin boots. Present - Chuck Taylor's.

What’s your sign? Really?

What sound do you love? Birds chirping at 4 a.m. (I get up really early.)

Here are my favorite books neatly grouped together:  Coming Soon The Standards  Indigenous Literature  Murakami and More  Murder and Mayhem  What the What?!

And if you like talking about what you just read, join our Humble Beginnings book club to discuss the first novels from some of our favorite writers.

2019 Staff Picks

Staff Pick Logo
Heart Berries: A Memoir Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781619023345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 6th, 2018

Deeply satisfying read. It can be difficult in moments, but the voice is direct and bare in a manner not achieved by many writers. I loved it! - randy's February Staff Pick, 2019


Staff Pick Logo
Ghost Wall: A Novel Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780374161927
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 8th, 2019

I'm left with a pit in my stomach. A blunt, straight forward plot about the violence men perpetuate. But also, a deftly handled story about the emotional terror women endure and the bonds they form in the face of it. Storytelling to be admired. - randy's January Staff Pick, 2019