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#9: New York—A Booklover’s Dream Pt. 2

#9: New York—A Booklover’s Dream Pt. 2

BOOKSTORE TRAVELS For Part 1 of “New York—A Booklover’s Dream” click here. BOOK CULTUREMultiple Locationshttps://www.bookculture.com/ Book Culture was founded as Labyrinth Books in 1997 by current owner Chris Doeblin and his partner at the time Cliff Simms. In the summer of 2007, Book Culture became a completely independent company when Doeblin bought out his partners. …

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#8: New York—A Booklover’s Dream Pt. 1

#8: New York—A Booklover’s Dream Pt. 1

Hello fellow booklovers! Just returned from a fantastic trip to NYC for the New Yorker Festival and a tour of independent bookstores. I didn’t want to give any part of this trip short shrift, so I decided to make this a two-part post. Check out my new section, “Bookbits”, for news about highlights and happenings …

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#7: Bill Bryson: This Insatiably Curious Author Brings the LOL

#7: Bill Bryson: This Insatiably Curious Author Brings the LOL

#RIBLOL For this post, I coined a new acronym: Reading in Bed and Laughing Out Loud. That’s what I remember best when reading my first Bryson Book, “A Walk in the Woods”. It’s a story about the time that Bryson decided to walk the Appalachian Trail with his friend Stephen Katz (a pseudonym). I was …

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#6: The Royal “We”

#6: The Royal “We”

Current Mood: Fabulous First of all, I’d like to thank all of those who contacted me with positive feedback, or began to follow me on twitter, after my last couple of posts on Jennifer Egan, Simon Winchester, and the “Marvelous Dr. Sacks”. Special thanks to Bill Hayes and Liz Button for your words of encouragement! …

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#4: Two Favorites: Jennifer Egan & Simon Winchester

#4: Two Favorites: Jennifer Egan & Simon Winchester

Changing It Up In my first three posts, I covered some of my favorite Nordic mystery authors; I could have written five more on the same genre, but it’s time to change it up a bit!  This post covers two of my favorite authors: Jennifer Egan and Simon Winchester. Jennifer Egan: Startling. Intriguing. Captivating. I …

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