Oct 17, 2022Liked by Neal Thompson

Hi Neal! congrats on the Kerry Kennedy afterword! That seems like kind of a big deal! ;]

Totally enjoying the newsletters... the honesty is awesome. ["I don’t have anything to full-on rave about this month" -- we all have runs of that... can't wait to hear about the next book you LOVE!]

Elaine Mattson

Edmonds Bookshop

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Hi Neal! Wanted to say thanks for recommending The Local. It scratched a Grisham itch for me. Good thing too because Grisham hasn’t scratched that itch in years.

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Congrats on the new book, that’s really exciting and sounds like a very interesting topic, the more I look into that family, the more there is to look into!

Love the drink idea! I have heard talk of doing similar things with other spirits, putting herbs and flavorings in the bottle itself, but this may be my favorite idea yet.

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Oct 18, 2022Liked by Neal Thompson

Killers of the Flower Moon was absolutely one of my favorite reads last year, and they're making it into a movie scheduled for release in May 2023. Couldn't be as good as the book, of course, but it's sure looking epic with Leonardo di Caprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, and John Lithgow, among other remarkable but lesser-known actors. It's directed by Martin Scorsese with script by Scorsese and Eric Roth (Oscar-winning adapted screenplay writer for Forrest Gump, with five other nominations - I guess he's pretty good at this adapted screenplay business.) I'm hopeful.

The cover for the new book looks great - looking forward to it! Also, thank you, really enjoying the reads, reviews and especially cocktail recommendations. I hosted a big family party party this weekend - it went well, really, despite the "leftover" bottle of Larceny bourbon. Was wondering what to do with that, but now am defrosting peas to make room for that freezer door Manhattan. Also following Hirsch on insta thanks to your rec. Grateful!

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1) I reviewed Stolen Focus back in the spring and found it equally disgusting what Big Tech has done to our minds.

2) That freezer door Manhattan looks amazing . . . definitely going to try it out over the holiday season!

3) I started in on John Farrell's "Ted Kennedy" and have Gabler's "Against the Wind" lined up after that. There's always more Kennedy, isn't there? :)

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