Monday, June 15 2009
In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.
Wednesday, December 11 2013
Cover to cover, Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a solid collection, well rounded, well researched, and written in an accessible tone.
Wednesday, December 4 2013
Caroline Norton is a little known woman who arguably changed the world. Author and scholar Diane Atkinson explains how.
Tuesday, November 19 2013
If you like getting lost in language and a book that resists fixity and linearity (and don’t mind hearing about people’s entrails being eaten by pigs), consider spending a few hours with Miss Homicide.
Monday, November 11 2013
How old are you? And perhaps more importantly, does the question frighten you? It frightens Lynne Segal, author of Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing.
Tuesday, September 24 2013
Part memoir, part lecture, and part how to, From the Ground Up is as thoughtful, complicated and chaotic as the gardening (and life) journey it describes.
Monday, August 15 2011
Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.
Wednesday, September 15 2010
Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
New York City is all about having a dream -- even if you're aren't quite certain what it is.