We have complete spoilers for the December 2018 Boxwalla Book Box! Last day to subscribe is December 5, 11:59 p.m PST.
Each box includes:
The first book included is Georges Perec’s Life A User’s Manual ($22.95) . Perec is a French writer, and a part of the French Oulipo movement, who was a big influence on Italo Calvino’s later works. Calvino said of Perec: “one of the most singularly literary personalities in the world, a writer who resembled absolutely no one else”. Life a User’s manual contains interconnected stories relating to people who inhabit a fictitous apartment block in Paris. The stories are structured around a single moment in time, and as you read, a complex puzzle unfolds.
The second book is a mini-sized American classic : Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem ($16), a book ofexquisitely written essays set in California. It makes the perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite bookworm.
For something to nibble while you read, we have included an award winning bar of artisan chocolate from Ethereal Confections : The Blood Orange and Vanilla Bean Meltaway Bar ($8.50). This chocolate bar has a creamy center made of blood orange infused olive oil & vanilla bean infused balsamic vinegar.