The Daily Shortlist November 22
In the book of funny and thought provoking essays, The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas. 42 non-believers give their thoughts on what it’s like to be an atheist during the holidays. Authors who will be there to discuss include journalist and radio host Allison Kilkenny; political comedian and radio host Jamie Kilstein; professor and author Evan Mandery; Andrew Shaffer, creative director of Order of St. Nick greeting card company, and book editor Stephanie Meyers. For food with southern flair in Union Square, Chat ‘N’ Chew makes some kickass fried chicken, pork-chops, and meatloaf. In the running for oldest bar in NYC, Pete’s Tavern has been around since 1864 and was made famous by author O. Henry who wrote “Gift of the Magi,” in one of its booths. One good thing about the Union Square location of Whole Foods is that it’s not only a reprieve from this tourist heavy area, but with it’s huge windows, you can sit, get healthy organic food and drink, and watch the insanity like it’s a movie.