I'm gradually acclimating to the idea that I will still be here for a second autumn, winter, spring, summer...
I get that we're worried about self-esteem and people being made to feel bad about themselves, but telling everyone they're special isn't the solution, it's the problem.
There is a battle raging. Tradition versus technology, Generation A versus Generation Z, print versus digital. Books versus Kindles. As a lifelong lover of words, a literary acolyte, a socially-awkward disciple of the written word - and, of course, a bookstore employee in three different states - I must take a stance on behalf of … Continue reading Read, damn it.
... now, for the 10th time in 10 consecutive summers.