Book Fetish: Volume 339 | Book Riot

This week’s Book Fetish is sponsored by The Lost Man by Jane Harper. Two brothers meet for the first time in months in the Australian outback; their third brother lies dead at their feet in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The…

A Library Book for a Birthday Present

In 1904, my great-great-grandfather (Max) mailed my great-great-grandmother (Rose) a birthday present. He was traveling at the time, and my family is fortunate enough to have his letters to her from that time. In his letter, he told her that he’d given her a library book.On its surface, that seems…