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Books: Turning Crappy Days into Happy Days Since the 15th Century

Rainy weather tends to put me in a pretty crappy mood. I absolutely hate it when the sky is overcast and it seems like the rain is NEVER GOING TO STOP. 412 more words


A book lover's lament

Yesterday, still plagued by loud renovations, I decided to take a day trip somewhere. The decision fell on near-by Düsseldorf, largely due to the presence of one of the few bookstores that I take seriously—Stern-Verlag. 2,507 more words

Feed your need to read at Singapore’s coolest bookstores — The Independent

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— by Miren Gonzalez: Calling all casual readers, bookworms and bibliophiles! Regardless of where you score on the book-loving spectrum, everyone’s got their thing when it comes to the written word.  46 more words


Iain S. Thomas' Every Word You Cannot Say

This gem caught my eye as I was browsing a Barnes & Noble (which always dangerous for me) while I had time to kill before seeing Jordan Peele’s movie… 399 more words

Book Reviews

New Books!

My daughter’s sixth birthday is coming up, and she still refuses to listen to me when I tell her she’s not allowed to get any older. 142 more words


Tricks of the used-book trade at Green Apple Books

My July 16 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

E.H. Mann flips through a huge stack of books as if it were a deck of cards, adroitly placing them in three separate piles: Buy, Maybe and No Way. 36 more words

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Travel Diaries: Detroit and Dallas

Well, we’re knee deep in the month of July, which means I’ve been out on the road. My boyfriend Chris is a teacher and I’m actually going to start my student teaching program in the fall so that means our summers are open for a decent amount of traveling. 2,281 more words