My Brilliant Friend

Remembering an indomitable author/librarian gone too soon.

The Art of Losing

From poetry to plates, finding strength in what remains.

The Ghost Ate My Homework

How a scrapped review spawned a much wider reading list.

Never Let Me Go

Reveling in a recent stay at the Book House.

A Case of Subjective Preference

While “Barbie” rings out, “Oppenheimer” is just loud.

Statuary Thrall

Marveling at Norway’s monumental novelists.

On Second Thought

Untangling the mysterious power of revision.

Postcards from Paris

…are harder to find than you’d think.