books

Why paper books don’t matter

There is no question that the publishing industry is under assault.   They are outgunned and outnumbered, and their foe has far better tech.   They are trying to fight back by joining forces.   This may help slow their demise, but they won’t survive. A little backstory.   In the 90’s independent bookstores had a new and seemingly unstoppable enemy…. Read more →

Review: A Moveable Feast

FIRST, some background.   Sarah and I were in Paris a few years ago, for the second time in our lives together.   We were walking along the Seine when we came across this little bookstore called Shakespeare & Company. It was known back in “the day” (and by “the day” I refer to what some see as the golden… Read more →