Category Archives: Books

Happy Publishing Anniversary, “On The Road”

From The Writer’s Almanac: Jack Kerouac’s beat classic “On the Road” was published on this date in 1957. It’s the mostly-true story of a cross-country hitchhiking trip Kerouac and his friend Neal Cassady took in the late 1940s. Legend — … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2014

If there is anywhere in the world I’d love to be during the next 16 days, it would be the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2014 in Scotland. When we were in Scotland in 2006, we visited Edinburgh twice while there; … Continue reading

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What Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is Reading

I’ve been following the career of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson since his first appearance as a professional wrestler in the WWE back in 1996. Over the past 18 years he has evolved from neophyte wrestler to WWE Champion to movie … Continue reading

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Bookshelf Porn

My brother sent me the link to Bookshelf Porn because, as he put it, “Why I figured you would like this site?? It only has your two favorite words in one site name!” Well, he’s right. “Book” and “Shelf” are … Continue reading

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Portland, OR Bookstore Will Take Your Kindle as Trade

The Microcosm zine and book store in Portland Oregon is offering to take unwanted Kindles in exchange for books. Their offer is simple; if you received or bought a Kindle and have a real preference for books over the eReader, … Continue reading

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