Catherine Ramsdell
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//Features

The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 9:20 PM

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.

//Reviews

Almost Everything Is Open to Interpretation in Quentin S. Crisp's 'Blue on Blue' | 25 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Blue on Blue is a delightful kaleidoscope of ponderings, musings, and mysteries.

The Marvels by Brian Selznick | 8 Dec 2015 // 8:10 PM

The Marvels is a book about stories and the importance of stories—telling them, living them, keeping them alive.

//Blogs

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 12:00 AM

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions | 15 Sep 2010 // 2:00 AM

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.

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//Blogs

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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