Catherine Ramsdell
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//Features

The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 10:20 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

A Smart But Brief Look at the Undervalued Half of the World's Population | 20 Jul 2016 // 9:05 PM

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? is a sharply written book on economics for people who aren't economists.

Who Doesn't Love the Smell of New Book? | 5 Jul 2016 // 3:30 AM

"The sensual experience of reading still exerts its hold on us, as does the desire to represent and display our knowledge, attitudes, and passions on our bookshelves."

//Blogs

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 1:00 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 // 3:00 AM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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