Post archives for: books

Books Read in 2015 and Reading List for 2016

It’s fun to see what our friends are reading. Despite my reluctance to do “what everyone else is doing” (somehow, I have a deep-seated desire to avoid what’s popular, even when there’s nothing wrong with it), here’s a list of what I read last year (more or less; I don’t keep close track of it). Maybe it […]

When is a book more than a book?

Sometimes a story is more real to you than your life, and the things you experience between its pages become a permanent part of your personal memories or impact your heart in ways that last long after you put it back on the shelf.

Change Your Mind or The Book Dies

Last month I wrote a guest post for agent Steve Laube’s blog, which he titled, “The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?” The article didn’t have anything to do with bread. It was about the future of books, the changing nature of publishing and the new forms and formats that authors, if they’re smart, need to […]