The book trailer: an evolving art form. Among our ten Best Books of the Month for March we found six trailers, ranging from the outrageous (Vanishers) to the sincere (Birds of a Lesser Paradise).
The Vanishers by Heidi Julavits
If you can figure out what’s going on in this groovy, trippy trailer please let me know.
Half-Blood Blues, by Esi Edugyan
Not a trailer, but a nice clip of author Esi Edugyan reading an excerpt from her prize-winning novel.
The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed
Strayed discusses what compelled her to walk the Pacific Crest Trail in the wake of her mother’s death.
White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf, by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Birds of a Lesser Paradise: Stories, by Megan Mayhew Bergman