Whatever one thinks of Twitter, the Friday Reads hashtag is kind of a cool tradition. Take some of your favorite books by people you know, hashtag #fridayreads, and link directly to the book at your favorite local independent bookstore.
It looks something like this:
#fridayreads Loving #AVeryMinorProphet by @jamesbfrost. Tall bikes, zines, hipster love! Get it at @powells: http://bit.ly/JNfz8L
In honor of that tradition, here’s a list of some of my friends and their books. It's hard to write a book, so love and respect to all you.
(Oh and though he's not a personal friend, go to Powell's tonight and see Matt Love present his new book Sometimes a Great Movie: Paul Newman, Ken Kesey and the Filming of the Great Oregon Novel. Love a guy dedicated to preserving Oregon's history.
In no particular order:
(And, hey, if I overlooked you in my very quick hurry to post this to Powell's, personal message me before noon and I'll add you to the list.)