Book Club Nostalgia

After the conversation with Amanda about the importance of the roles parents play in kids' reading habits, I started thinking about my own.  Parents... and habits. Back in the days before Amazon, if you ordered books to have them shipped to your house, it was via a catalog. Usually the catalog was arranged by genre … Continue reading Book Club Nostalgia

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Used Bookstores and the Lost City of Atlantis

I have joked for a long time about enjoying the way books smell. I am a huge fan of the scents of libraries and bookstores, but better than either of those, I love the scent of a used bookstore.   When we were in Oía, Santorini, Greece, we discovered a tiny used bookshop called Atlantis. … Continue reading Used Bookstores and the Lost City of Atlantis