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Quote for the day (5/10/2012)

Quote for the day (5/10/2012)

There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion.        — Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)  “Reading Magic,” a $8,500 bronze sculpture by Julie Jones of Fort… Read more »

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Recommended: Recent Articles

Recommended: Recent Articles

There have been several interesting articles on the future of publishing, e-books, and tablet computers recently.  Over at CNN, Amy Gahran writes about the potential market for smaller tablets, looking primarily at the Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and forthcoming Kobo Vox.  At PBS’s MediaShift, Jenny Shank gives 5 Reasons E-Books… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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