Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bookish News—Don’t Just Read Books, Wear Them!

Via the complicated dark magic of Google and Facebook’s alarming search engine intelligence, an add for t-shirts that display the entirety of a novel on its surface appeared in my newsfeed this morning. Dear Raptor Jesus, if I hadn’t spent all … Continue reading

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Book Review—Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

When I asked the information desk at the bookstore where I could find this book, the lady behind the counter replied: “Oh, what a dismal title.” Indeed. If you are like most people, you fear death. You may not think … Continue reading

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Book Review—All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr’s “All The Light We Cannot See” is another 2014 book that has made my best-of-all-time list.  This novel follows the lives of two children amidst World War Two: the first, a blind French girl running and hiding from the … Continue reading

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