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  • Should You Feel Embarrassed for Reading Kids Books?

    Read whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children. Reprehenderit tempor aliquip dolor eiusmod nostrud quis ipsum qui aliquip nostrud tempor aute tempor commodo. Nisi irure aliqua do anim cupidatat et ullamco non sit deserunt aliqua mollit nisi amet. Sit pariatur non aliquip non sint non. Pariatur…

  • A Lost ‘Little Boy’ Nears 100: Poet And Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    For Lawrence Ferlinghetti, living to be 100 is no fun. Speaking from his home in San Francisco recently, Ferlinghetti said he’s practically blind now — he can’t read, and he’s skipping his big birthday bash at the bookstore he co-founded, City Lights in San Francisco. « They’re going to have quite a celebration, » he says. « But…

  • Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On

    As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is more popular is truly running neck…

  • Books with Horrible Dating Advice

    When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite that bad. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to find the right girl, and the…