An interview with writer Matthew Borczon about poetry as catharsis, having served in a combat hospital in Afghanistan, writing about war and his struggles with PTSD.
“Tsundoku” is the Japanese art of buying books and never reading them. However, the size of your library is irrelevant, as long as you haven’t read anything in it.
Liz Scott describes what it feels like to work so hard and long on creating and birthing a book, and all the feelings that follow its publication and release into this world.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Cara Barnard (age 11) wants us to embrace the true spirit of Christmas and give to those who aren’t as fortunate.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Cara Barnard (age 11) extols the benefit of reading, especially in a mostly electronic world.
In her latest book, Clementine Ford envisions a future away from toxic masculinity, where a greater education will see the boys of tomorrow reverse the culture of today.
Sadly, summer is fast pushing beyond us. However, I believe this should merely expedite our push to relocate somewhere verdant with a book in tow. It’s what I’m doing this very second.
O, the lovers we covet, those with large bookcases and hard covers. Book people. If you have your eye on one but are short in the knowledge department, worry not, for we can bluff you through it.
I may not have read many things, but at least the list I’ve pretended to have read is far longer. Come now, don’t judge … I’ve already taken care of that.
“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin is organizing his book shelf and thinking it might be time to reduce his library.