You know you're lucky when you have a best friend who will spend half of a vacation day wandering around a library with you in Singapore.
I get giddy about Banned Books Week. Books + free speech awareness. It just swells my little book loving activist heart.
It's just a square building made of white planks with a gray pyramid roof settled on top, like a hat that's a little bit too big. The building could have been the inspiration for the schoolhouse in the Little House on the Prairie books...
I tried to keep it a secret, as much as someone can keep things like this a secret...
It's the season of the carnival. And this weekend I had one goal and one goal only: brave creaky carnival rides. Seems simple. It wasn't.
A few months ago I wrote a post on the 10 coolest libraries in the world. It was hard to limit it to just 10. So I decided to update the list!
I'm headed to Chicago for work. So, of course, I needed to prepare and find the best bookish places to try to squeeze in between work events! See what I discovered!
"Books, you in danger, girl." Whoopi's warning to Molly in Ghost may have been funny in the movie. But the death of books is near and it's really not so funny.
Yesterday I did the unthinkable for a book lover, I destroyed a book. Not just one or two either. I participated in the destruction of many books. And I did this right in front of the most sacred of book places - the entrance of a public library. But why?