shakespeare and CoTo usher in the month of October, Shakespeare and Co. Booksellers is getting a head start on Halloween madness with a spooky selection in their window display.

We noticed the books while leaving Peet’s (just across the street) — coffee in hand, we took a few minutes to peruse a few covers and the words of wisdom that the folks at Shakespeare and Co. tacked on.

“One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes” was declared “not safe for wimps,” and we were advised that if we insisted on reading “A Touch of Dead,” not to do so “before bed.” A Scooby-Doo tale was prefaced simply: “Rikes!”

Other books on display included Patricia Cornwell’s “Isle of Dogs,” and Gyles Brandreth’s “Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder.” Sounds like some light reading, no?

So if you’re looking for some festive literature supplement all the soul-crushing fantastic texts you’ve gotta read before midterms strike, this is the place to go. Of course, if you have your own scary story you want to share, we Cloggers would love to hear ‘em. Especially if you make like Edward Bulwer-Lytton (or Snoopy) and start with “it was a dark and stormy night … ”

Image source: Jillian Wertheim, Daily Cal

Teofil Gorski said:
Mar 23, 2012 at 12:49 am