Sunday, December 23, 2012

Winter Books

Robert Frost said "You can't get too much winter in the winter" (from "Snow"), & here at abcreads we couldn't agree more. The weather is chilly, it's getting dark early, you want to stay indoors by the fire - how about picking up one of these off-the-beaten-track winter reads for a quick browse or a little infotainment?

Winter: Five Windows on the Season by Adam Gopnik

Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon by Michael O'Brien

Cherries in Winter: My Family's Recipe for Hope in Hard Times by Suzan Colón

Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich

Impressionists in Winter: Effets de neige by Charles S. Moffett ... [et al.].

The Winter of Our Disconnect: How Three Totally Wired Teenagers (And a Mother who Slept with Her iPhone) Pulled the Plug on Their Technology and Lived to Tell the Tale by Susan Maushart

Scarpetta's Winter Table by Patricia Cornwell

Delia Smith's Winter Collection

New Mexicana, anyone?

Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande by Jimmy Santiago Baca

The River in Winter: New and Selected Essays by Stanley Crawford

Surviving the Winter: The Evolution of Quiltmaking in New Mexico by Dorothy R. Zopf

Ski Pioneers: Ernie Blake, His Friends, and the Making of Taos Ski Valley  as told to Rick Richards

How about a bilingual book to share with the kids?

Winter Afternoon = Tarde de invierno  by Jorge Luján

And if reading's not your bag, how about lifting your voice in song?

Sing the Cold Winter Away: Family Songs for Wintertime by Kathy Reid-Naiman [music CD]

Bonjour, l'hiver by Charlotte Diamond [music CD]

Maybe you'd like to while away the hours checking out some really chilly climes?

Frozen Planet [DVD]

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