Posts for books

Telling the Story Right

General/Column September 7, 2018

When the books slip from their careless stacks on the shelf, the lights blink out, and the prayers whisper “Amen,”…

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Emptying the Shelves

General/Column June 16, 2017

We live in a small house, and it feels even smaller thanks to the stuff we’ve packratted into it over…

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Close Reading

General/Column October 17, 2016

A son lost in this space, mesmerized, content to sit close to a bookshelf as if it offers heat— with…

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Chapter Break

General/Column November 16, 2015

The chatter flow subsides and I find myself alone, the shish of turning pages all I hear in throbbing stillness…

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