Fight Hard

I had a book to review for today, but I put it aside. This was a sad day for me and the book I was going to review was not important. What was important to me was that, once again, a very capable woman was defeated in her run to become the President of the…

Harmful Reading

There is nothing worse than reading a book in which it seems as though the author hasn’t done their research. What kind of books are these, you ask? These are nonfiction books on a subject you know well that have so many factual errors that you feel you should read it with a red pencil.…

Bookstores can be some of my favourite places, but not all bookstores. To me, the best bookstores have 3 qualities: They are perfect places to browse. The best bookstores encourage clients to wander through their spaces. They give them good light and lots of space so that you can easily see titles and find specific…

An Article for Book Lovers

I am presently reading Leah Price’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading. I will review this book once I have finished reading it however, I keep getting waylaid in reading Price’s book by other material she recommends. Of the various articles and books recommended, I want…

A Book List for Giving?

Whenever I am contemplating getting gifts for my family at Christmas, or their birthdays, I usually arrange their gifts according to this list which I found a few years ago. According to this list, people should receive 4 types of gifts: Something they want. Something they need. Something to eat. Something to read. I find…