National Poetry Month
Just as the hare is zipping across the finish line,
the tortoise has stopped once again
by the roadside,
This time to stick out his neck
and nibble a sweet bit of grass,
unlike the previous time
when he was distracted
by a bee humming in the heart of a wildflower.
- Billy Collins
Maria's Bookshop, on historic Main Avenue in Durango, Colorado, is a locally-owned, independent bookstore featuring regional titles, bestsellers, local authors, guidebooks, cards, journals, toys, games and more. We are staffed by 15 well-read, friendly booksellers and we look forward to helping you find just the right book for you, whether you're shopping online with us or in person.
Top Ten Bestseller list - April 12th - April 18th
David Roberts excellent book event last week launched his new book Lost World of the Old Ones to the top of this week's Top Ten Bestseller List. It also put his previous book In Search of the Old Ones on the list as well. Other local events by Craig Childs and Esther Greenfield resulted in their books securing their own spots. Here is the entire list this week: