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Craving Connection

So it’s already 18 days into the new year.  How crazy is that?  I feel like between illness and weather, I’ve lost a lot of time.  569 more words

"Words cannot do justice to the pleasures of a good bookshop. Ironically."*...

Today, few people are likely to remember James Lackington (1746-1815) and his once-famous London bookshop, The Temple of the Muses, but if, as a customer, you’ve ever bought a remaindered book at deep discount, or wandered thoughtfully through the over-stocked shelves of a cavernous bookstore, or spent an afternoon lounging in the reading area of a bookshop (without buying anything!) then you’ve already experienced some of the ways that Lackington revolutionized bookselling in the late 18th century.

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I've Run Out of Bookmarks

Six months have come and gone since my last blog post. Instead of writing I went on an epic book binge. With each book my heart grew bigger, my soul lighter. 363 more words

Stephen King To Help Bookstore Owner Who Lost Collection

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Stephen King says he wants to help a Maine bookstore owner who lost thousands of dollars’ worth of rare books, including original King manuscripts, after flood caused by a broken pipe. 145 more words

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Goodnight June

When you were a child, stories were read to you in all forms. Now a days it’s in the form of television and movies. But there was a time where adults used to READ to their children. 390 more words

Libraries

I have worked at the Berlin Public Library for eight years. I have learned a lot in those eight years about books and how a library works. 191 more words

LSA in Salt Lake City

At the beginning of January, I attended the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake City. It was my second LSA; my first was… 851 more words

Linguistics