This winter a number of new and notable titles have hit bookstore shelves and I have read a copious amount. This video shows off the four best ones that are all really new books and only available in hardcover.
Norse Mythology – In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki―son of a giant―blood brother to Odin and a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator.
Shoe Dog – In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.
George Lucas: A Life – As an avid fan of filmmaking and the process itself, this biography on Lucas was very detailed and in-depth, which a lot of information about his young life and early film work. This is a must read for any fan of Lucas, and how the gears of Hollywood really turn.
Son of a Trickster – In its melding of normalized violence, Native myth, gutter talk and ready wit, Son of a Trickster readily recalls its predecessors. What’s changed is the humour quotient, which is dialed up considerably.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.