Vol. III, No. 5
|Available in St Marks Bookshop, East Village NYC|
Before I left for Boston, I stopped in St Marks Bookshop in the East Village. Right before my eyes, I watched another part of my dream come true - one of the staff members at the bookstore was placing my books on the shelf. Watching that process take place, for this new author, was pretty incredible. And it didn't hurt to be placed in between a book called "Salinger" and a book written by none other than Sonia Sotomayor. (There are three signed copies of LIVE from Mongolia on the shelf at St Marks. Get 'em while the ink is still wet!)
And then I hit the road. It's been a long time since I've been alone on a road trip. On one hand, I was desperately missing my little girl and my guy, but on the other, I was able put my headphones on and crank up the volume on Buddy Holly, opera arias, and The National. Outside my window, New England was busy putting on a beautiful fall show. The leaves were peaking, and the colors explosive. I wished I could remark on all of it to my husband. Alas, the conundrum of traveling alone.
In Boston, I met up with my old college friend Andrea. Back in college, Andrea was one of those
|With Andrea Foster at Loews Boston Hotel|
Thank you to everyone who came, bought books, and shared their dreams with me. And thank you to Andrea for being a "WWGSD," and to John Maibach, Hailey Guzman, and Becca Pavao of Loews Hotel for their generous donation of beautiful space and absolutely unforgettably tasty refreshments and dinner!
LIVE from Mongolia is now available, signed with a special inscription, at Brookline Booksmith.
- Patricia Sexton is the author of LIVE from Mongolia, available on Amazon.com. Follow her on Twitter @PatriciaSexton and on Facebook @LIVEfromMongolia.