Elliott Bay Book Group

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The Nix Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101970348
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

November 2017

The Nix

From the suburban Midwest to New York City to the 1968 riots that rocked Chicago and beyond,The Nix explores--with sharp humor and a fierce tenderness--the resilience of love and home, even in times of radical change. 
It's 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson--college professor, stalled writer--has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn't seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. Now she's re-appeared, having committed an absurd crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the internet, and inflames a politically divided country. The media paints Faye as a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high-school sweetheart. Which version of his mother is true? Two facts are certain: she's facing some serious charges, and she needs Samuel's help. 

Tuesday, November 7th at 6:30 PM


A Short History of Women Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781416594994
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 15th, 2010

December 2017

A Short History of Women

 From a lecture delivered to suffragettes in Victorian England to a playdate on Manhattan's Upper West Side, this provocative work chronicles four generations of women, their aspirations, the limits imposed on them, and the sometimes startling choices they make in the world.

Tuesday, December 5th at 6:30 PM