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What We’re Reading: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin

May 26, 2011 • 3 Comments

I confess: I picked up this book because I liked the title.  It reminded me of a museum and I love museums.  I’m a sucker for other people’s obsessions.  I like it when you can…

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Booksellers Rock! Sheryl Cotleur, Book Passage

No Comments January 13, 2011 • No Comments

What books recently rocked my world:
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The View From Lazy Point by Carl Safina – one of the best writers out there on the natural world, particularly oceans, this book is a careful observation…

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November 30, 2010

Why I Love Books November Roundup

No Comments November 30, 2010 • No Comments

I would like to make a motion to take “November” and rename it “Yesvember”. An entire month beginning with the word “no” acts as a subliminal discouragement. It’s bad for morale. If we cannot agree…

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November 8, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Land Arnold, Flyleaf Books

2 Comments November 8, 2010 • 2 Comments

The Triangle area of North Carolina—Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill—is famous for a lot of things:  stellar restaurants (three of which made Gourmet‘s most recent Top 50 Restaurants list), musicians (Ben Folds, Ryan Adams, Mitch Easter,…

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