There's nothing like a real book
Feb 22, 2012
Have you ever wondered what the bookstore looks like at night? Well, wonder no more. The owners of Type Books in Toronto, Canada have created The Joy of Books to cue us all in.Like the video says...
Feb 17, 2012
What is "Speculative and Forthcoming?"Speculative fiction is the realm of science fiction and (sometimes) fantasy, where the author asks, "what if...?" about some unlikely...
Feb 16, 2012
 I am so excited for BookFest! The festival, held at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco from Thursday, February 23 through Tuesday, February 28, features a stellar lineup of writers,...
Feb 15, 2012
 New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about his...
Feb 15, 2012
New book reviewed on NPRNo One Is Here Except All Of Us  by Ramona AusubelAusubel's debut, No One Is Here Except All of Us, is a work of magical realism.  When an isolated Jewish...
Feb 14, 2012
Celebrate Presidents Day by reading one of these new books about Presidents Lincoln and Washington:Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever, by Bill O’Reilly...
Feb 12, 2012
I am no anglophile. Admittedly, I recognize Beatles songs with 35 percent accuracy. I just don't get Monty Python (I fake it).  I've never swooned over an English accent or a Jane...
Feb 9, 2012
REAL "reality" love stories?  Try StoryCorps latest book, new this month, All There Is.  These are vignettes from the StoryCorps oral history collection, including funny,...
Feb 7, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the...
Feb 7, 2012
On this day 200 years ago, Charles Dickens was born in Portsea, England.  He spent his childhood years in Kent, where he enjoyed an almost idyllic early childhood and read voraciously. ...