Meet A Nantucket Book Worm – Tim Ehrenberg

DSC05461Name: Tim Ehrenberg

Mitchell’s, Bookworks or Both? 

Brand Development, E-commerce, and Social Media for both Book stores and the Book Festival with Brand New – Nantucket. 

 How long have you worked here?  

Just started this season! 

Brant Point, Sankaty or Great Point Lighthouse?

Great Point

 Favorite Nantucket Books:

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick and Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund

Favorite books as a child:

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum,  Matilda & The Witches by Roald Dahl, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’ Brien

 Last Book that made you cry:

The Fault in our Stars by John Green

 Last Book that made you laugh:

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Last Book that Scared You:

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

 What kinds of books do you enjoy reading?

almost everything and anything; but I LOVE a good whodunnit!

 Favorite Books:

11/22/63 by Stephen King, (JFK history and time travel are two of my favorite things)  Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Harry Potter Series by J.K.Rowling,  Memories of A Geisha by Arthur Golden, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Pillars of the Earth  & World Without End by Ken Follett, It by Stephen King, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb, all the Louise Penny “Three Pine” mysteries and anything by Jodi Picoult!

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 Best Book into Movie:

The Green Mile by Stephen King

 Literary Guilty Pleasure: ­

(Don’t Judge Me), but the first 12 Pretty Little Liars Books by Sara Shephard or the Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead

 If you could have a dinner with three authors who would they be?

Stephen King, Jodi Picoult and J.K.Rowling  

If you could have lunch with three fictional literary characters who would they be?

Dobby the House Elf, Ruth Zardo from the Three Pine Mysteries, and the Wicked Witch of the West  (WOW weird dinner party!)

Favorite Place to read a book on island:

either upstairs at Mitchell’s with a coffee from the Hub or ‘Sconset Beach with a Grey Lady from the Brewery

 What are you reading right now? ­­­­­­­

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman and lately I reread parts of Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch just because the writing is so beautiful. I am also about to start the ARC of Jodi Picoult’s new novel coming this Fall!

 What books are you looking forward to reading this year?

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult, Mr. Mercedes & Revival by Stephen King, andThe Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

What authors are you excited about seeing at the Nantucket Book Festival?

Jodi Picoult, Gabrielle Zevin, Alice Hoffman and Anthony Marra

What events are you looking forward to at the Book Festival?

Alice Hoffman’s brunch, Jodi Picoult’s brunch, hearing Gabrielle Zevin speak about The Storied Life of AJ Fikry and the Pig Roast at the Brewery!

#ReadLocal Bookworms!


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