Tags

TAGSTRAVAGANZA: Book Buying Habits Tag

It's a TAGSTRAVAGANZA!! With the busy-ness of my summer, I've fallen woefully behind on tags, so you'll see lots of tags in the coming days as I try to catch up! I've got a short reprieve between summer classes and fall, so Imma try to knock all these out before August 22! The first tag… Continue reading TAGSTRAVAGANZA: Book Buying Habits Tag

Bookshops

City Lights Books

This past April, I checked off a bookstore from my "bookstore buck list" (a list I haven't actually written down, but hey, there's another post idea!). This was City Lights Books in San Fransisco, California. This bookstore is known for being the hub of the beatniks of the 1950s, most famously Alan Ginsberg and Jack… Continue reading City Lights Books

Book Events

Printer’s Row 2015

Chicago had a great day for Printer's Row 2015 on Saturday - the largest outdoor lit fest in the Midwest! This is my second year going, and it was equally as awesome as the first. But I didn't go to any of the events this time; I just spent hours upon hours browsing through the… Continue reading Printer’s Row 2015

Rants & Reflections

Why I buy books faster than I can ever read them

Soooo...I've acquired almost 30 books this summer.  This is probably the largest amount of books I've acquired in the shortest amount of time. (No, not all of them were purchased; about 1/3 were from a free book exchange at a park near my house--what do you think I am, made of money?)  My LibraryThing catalog… Continue reading Why I buy books faster than I can ever read them

Bookshops

Mr. B’s Emporium of Reading Delights

Let me tell you about a magical place called Mr. B's Emporium of Reading Delights.  Doesn't it already sound magical?? If you've seen my previous posts, you know I was studying in Bath, England for a little over a month this summer.  And one of the highlights of my stay was Mr. B's. In the… Continue reading Mr. B’s Emporium of Reading Delights