Tag Archives: Northtown Books

Book Review: ‘Annie California’ will break your heart

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Margaret Kellerman has written a novel about a homeless 10-year-old girl who calls herself Annie California. It’s a funny, thoughtful, heart-breaking story of a young girl surviving a road trip with her dysfunctional family. Her father gets Annie and her brother to steal flowers and vegetables at night

The local shopping odyssey of Alicia the Recumbent

I needed a bike and all the gear to participate in a non-profit ride. Where to start? With Justin and Andrew at Revolution Bicycles, of course. I’m unable to ride a two-wheeler because of my disability but that was no problem for them. Well, except to find a recumbent bicycle that could be adjusted to

Book Beat: ‘Global Discontents’ & ‘A Rude Awakening’ capture the zeitgeist

Northtown Books, 957 H St. in Arcata, welcomes David Barsamian, author of Global Discontents: Conversations of the Rising Threats to Democracy, a collection of talks with Noam Chomsky, Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. According to press release, in Global Discontents, Chomsky identifies the “dry kindling” of discontent around the world that could soon catch

Book Beat: New and new-to-you books

Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society member and author Angelo Figone presents “The Northwestern Pacific Railroad: Lifeline of the Redwood Empire, Boom and Bust 1951-2001” at the Humboldt County Historical Society program meeting Saturday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of the Humboldt County Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka. Figone will show