Tuesday, June 16 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.
Friday, April 5 2013
From the agave that makes our tequila to the lime we use to garnish said tequila, Amy Stewart’s beautifully styled and written book provides history, facts, and (perhaps most importantly) recipes for all things potent and potable.
Friday, March 29 2013
The Teleportation Accident is a book with a lot going on, and it almost defies summation. At its core—it’s a stylish, weird, witty, innovative, head-shaking kind of book.
Tuesday, March 19 2013
Why aren't there more literary midwives like Jennifer Worth? Here's hoping the Call the Midwife series will change that.
Monday, February 25 2013
Dan Simmons' vampires need blood -- but not for the reasons you might think.
Tuesday, February 12 2013
This book takes me from thinking that I’m going to grab that dark green sweater because it’s clean or because someone told me green looks good on me to wondering why I was even able to buy a dark green sweater to begin with.
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.