Beth Golay

Book reviewer

Beth Golay has been the marketing manager at Watermark Books & Cafe since 2001. Her favorite genre is literary fiction, but she also loves creative non-fiction and reading the classics she should have attempted a long time ago.

Her greatest reading accomplishment is a toss-up: Reading four books in one weekend (documented in January 2004) or completing the 1438 pages of Dumas' "The Count of Monte Cristo."

In addition to "reader" you can add "artist" and "runner" to her interest list. She's currently trying to run a marathon in every state. She has a long way to go.


9:15 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Book Review: Sacre Bleu

When an author goes on a book tour, he might fall into a routine that sounds something like this:
• Fly into a city.
• Go from airport to hotel.
• Go from hotel to bookstore.
• Read from your book.
• Return to hotel.
• Fly out in the morning.

When Christopher Moore goes on book tour, he adds one more step.
• Spend some time at the local art museum.

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9:19 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Book Review: At Home On The Range

At Home on the Range, a cookbook presented by Elizabeth Gilbert, by her great-grandmother Margaret Yardley Potter

Elizabeth Gilbert always believed that her calling as a writer came from her great-grandfather, Sheldon Potter. He had “inspired bookishness” and would give her challenging reading assignments during their visits. But when she unpacked and began to read At Home on the Range—a cookbook penned by her great-grandmother, Margaret Yardley Potter—Gilbert started to wonder about the existence of a Family Voice.

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