Day 24 of the #AtoZChallenge
But first — eXultation, as in, the feeling I am going to have when this freaking #AtoZChallenge is over! 22 more words
This ramshackle bookstore in Paris has kept the beat of history.
The store was the center of Anglo-American literary culture and… 2,823 more words
Growing up as a preacher’s kid in a small country church that was surrounded on all sides by dairy farms, I suppose it was rather unusual to have vivid memories of a radio broadcast, “Echoes of Faith,” being recorded from our Sunday evening services (choir, special music and all), but that was exactly what took place. 777 more words
After George Whitman’s death in 2011, his daughter Sylvia Beach Whitman inherited the store where she grew up. In this short video tribute, Whitman remembers her days as Shakespeare and Company’s official moppet, when its writers in residence — her “hundreds of brothers and sisters” — would tell her custom-made bedtime stories before flopping down on their own beds built atop the book piles. 39 more words