Books to inspire, awe & bewilder:

Reading recommendations from the Fellows of Odd Salon and our ever-growing library.

3 Odd Books Memento Mori - Death

Three Odd Books: Memento Mori

October 20, 2017

Three books on the end of life from three very different vantage points recommended by Beth Abdallah, Fellow of Odd Salon and connoisseur of the macabre.

Three Odd Books: Rotten Botany

October 13, 2017

Three Odd Books on the strange denizens of the plant world by Odd Salon Fellow, author, and connoisseur of the darker corners of botany, Amber Guetebier.

Three Odd Books: A Taste for the Macabre

October 6, 2017

Three odd books on famous hauntings, macabre collections, and tales of the unquiet dead, from Odd Salon Fellow and producer of radio play tales of mystery and horror, Aimee Pavy.

Three Odd Books: Lighter Than Air

September 29, 2017

Three Odd Books on the lighter than air conquest of the skies, from the first balloon ascents to the mysterious airship sightings of 1896, to the tragedy of the Hindenburg dirigible, by Odd Salon Fellow and resident airship aficionado, Justin Quimby.

Three Odd Books Thinking and Drinking

Three Odd Books: Thinking & Drinking

August 25, 2017

Three books on the science and history of boozy delights, recommended by Casey Selden, Fellow of Odd Salon, home brewer and cocktail science aficionado.

Three Odd Books - For the Love of Maps

Three Odd Books: For the Love of Maps

August 3, 2017

Three books on the history of map making, recommended by Barbara North, Fellow of Odd Salon and rogue cartographer.

Three Odd Books: History of Magic

August 1, 2017

Three books on the history of magic, recommended by Christian Cagigal, Fellow of Odd Salon and our resident illusionist.

Three Odd Books: Cabinets of Curiosities

July 30, 2017

Three books on collections of curiosities, marvels, and wonders, recommended by Annetta Black, Curator of Odd Salon and modest hoarder of natural curiosities.