Book Giveaway & Review: Bent Road by Lori Roy

Bradbury’s most well-known works . . . were so successful precisely because they dealt with images in the mind, the stuff of poetry, says Professor Slusser. “He is the last of the great American writers who evoke that kind of Midwestern American world,” he says, artists that include other American greats such […]

Are you a book stacker?

For five years now I’ve been trying to organize and/or keep my home office clean. If admitting you have a problem is the first step towards recovery, I will do it here, publicly: My name is Chris and I’m a pack rat and a stacker. Especially when it […]

The Professor’s House: Book #7 Intro

First edition (pic from The Manhattan Rare Book Company) THE CHALLENGERead all 12 of Willa Cather’s novels in chronological order of publication, one each month, throughout 2012. For details about the challenge click here. THIS MONTH’S NOVELOur seventh novel of the challenge is The Professor’s House. Read it […]

Library: Seattle, WA (Fremont Branch)

Fremont Branch731 N. 35th St.Seattle, WA 98103website Happy Summer Solstice! What better day than today to share this post on the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Library System? The good folks in Fremont take Summer Solstice seriously and have been celebrating it since 1972 with their very own […]