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Treasure Hunting and Magical Gardens

The sidewalks stretched out across the landscape, endless walkways about the city.  Bits of glass glinted in the light.  The air smelled of beer and urine with a hint of marijuana outside the warehouses near the tracks.  578 more words

Field Trips

Shakespeare & Company, Paris

Shakespeare & Company was one of the places in my bucket list that I’d been wanting to visit. While planning our itinerary for Paris I immediately charted out a decent block of time for this book store. 194 more words


Bookstores: Hooked on Books (Wildwood, NJ)

So, I’ve been researching the bookstores in the Cape May area. I read the name Hooked on Books somewhere but didn’t write it down. And then….I accidentally stumbled upon it (so happy I did!). 288 more words

David Levithan

Odd Words

This week in literary New Orleans, the libraries are where it’s at:

& Thursday at 6 pm check out the weekly Spoken Word event #WordConnections at the Juju Bag Cafe. 555 more words

Toulouse Street

Comment: Cheap books cheapen our reading culture - The Scotsman

Are publishers worth the cost?  The article in the link below raises this question and others in examining the fight between Hachette and Amazon.

One thing can be said, this business disagreement between publisher and distributor has opened up a lot of great discussion on every thing from the pros and cons of e-books to what should the actual market price of a creative work, “book”, be?   26 more words


Racist Libraries Taught Me to LOVE Black Lit

The Braswell Memorial Library in my hometown, Rocky Mount, kept me in a love-hate tango all of my young adult life with their disgustingly poor black literature section. 893 more words

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