Monthly Archives: April 2009

Balancing the old with the new, and the many with the few

Pssst…I have a confession to make. I’ve never read Moby Dick.  Or Ulysses. Or Anna Karenina, for that matter.  I’ve meant to for a while now, but there’s one big thing that stops me. I’m a bookseller who works at … Continue reading

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Kate Christensen’s review of “The Song Is You”

Readers of my blog know that one of my favorite contemporary novelists is Kate Christensen.  Kate has written a glowing review of Arthur Phillips latest novel in The New York Times Book Review. If novelists were labeled zoologically, Arthur Phillips … Continue reading

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I’m now officially a Bookslut

Let’s see how many people stumble across my blog now that the word “slut” is in the title of this post.  I can only imagine how my traffic will spike! I’m honored, though, to be associated with the word in … Continue reading

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