Nov 17 2009
Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching…as is the curdling panic in my gut about the holiday gift-giving season coming on so fast. While the appearance of Santa at the end of the Macy’s Day Parade used to send me into paroxysms of twitchy excitement, now seeing him makes my stomach sink. It is time to buy.
I know I’m not the only one out there with this seasonal anxiety disorder. Fortunately, there are others out there prepared to help – one being the very owner of The Globe Corner Bookstore, Pat Carrier. He was recently interviewed by AP travel writer Beth Harpaz on the best books one could give to travelers as gifts. You can read the interview here. Two other travel bookstore owners were interviewed for the column, and all their choices appear on this page. No need to fret.Read more: Associated Press, Gifts, Holidays, News
Llalan specializes in all things Ohio, but has funny stories from all over the US and Canada, plus a few snort-inducing ones from Thailand. And not only does she read books from around the world, she also samples beers in as many languages as possible. Favorite style: the multi-national American Double IPA.