Dear Reader, This is what I am writing to you in the fast-changing Brooklyn winter. Here, the leaves have turned to gold while our eyes turn to the many books that we keep on hand to help us get through this season. (Yes, we briefly thought of saying “turning our eyes to page-turners,” but that felt like a bit much.) Some of these titles touch on the influence of sci-fi on NASA, others illustrate life in Canada’s oil sands. All of them go down smooth with a pumpkin spice latte—if you’re into that sort of thing. Also, don’t worry: If you’re in the southern hemisphere and your spring is just getting started, these books are just as fun in the warmer months. Enjoy!
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