Saturday, May 7, 2022


The Last Days of Roger Federer’ is about so much more than tennis

Geoff Dyer’s new book explores endings — and the challenges we face as we approach them

Friday, May 6, 2022

After 18 months of being relocated (nicely I must say) for building repairs further west on 10th street, my favorite store is back where it was. Go see it.

One of the books I bought yesterday.       


Thursday, May 5, 2022

Press Freedom: why you should be worried. A news video from ‘The Economist’:

A week ago I cancelled my home delivery. I’d been getting a newspaper all my life but thought I could now make do with just the fast-breaking digital version. Well, I just called and re-subscribed to home delivery. I missed the morning paper. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

How Public Libraries Are Seeding America’s Gardens

Libraries across the country are fighting food insecurity by offering communities free seeds and gardening education

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Robert M. Pirsig on the Book He Wrote (And the One He Didn’t)

‘Gradually, I began to discover that I was on to more than I had thought.’