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SUMMER READING LISTS 2017: ERIK HEYWOOD

Our 6th annual Summer Reading List series is here! Every week or so throughout the summer our blog will feature new lists of recommended reads from painters, writers, shop owners, editors, photographers, designers, and other people we love. First up, BOOK/SHOP founder Erik Heywood shares a peek at the books he's taking along on sunny outings abroad and lazy evenings at home. Check back often for more!

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ONCE IN AUGUST

  Click to watch "Once in August", an excellent one-hour documentary about Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood, made in 1984 by Michael Rubbo and shot at the Atwood family summer house surrounded by lakes and woods. Canoes, cabins, campfires, and the attempt to unravel Atwood's motivations as an artist abound in a perfect, dusk-lit, late summer mood piece. From the National Film Board of Canada's incredible website.

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STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS: ISABEL FRY

  Isabel Fry is an English-born student who's been helping us out in the shop while on her summer break. We couldn't let her go back to school (and away from us, alas!) without getting her book recommendation, with a few extra suggestions for enjoying her selection as part of our ongoing series...

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