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    Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Moon

    Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Moon

    After an uncharacteristic misstep in their discography, Radiohead return with an elegant vengeance: A Moon Shaped Pool. Their new album is dark, haunting rock mixed with electronic beats, in other words: classic Radiohead. It is nothing short of thrilling to see masters of their craft producing art. Thom Yorke remains one of Rock’s greatest enigmas. Here is another piece of the puzzle for lifelong fans.

    Literature

    How My Students Taught Me to Love To Kill a Mockingbird (Again)

    How My Students Taught Me to Love To Kill a Mockingbird (Again)

    Is there an American novel that invites more haters than To Kill a Mockingbird? Admit it: you judge someone who names it as his or her favorite novel of all time. If something is wildly beloved by the masses, it must be middle-brow, sentimental crap at best, right? That was my official position on Harper Lee’s classic bestseller for many years—until recently, when a spunky group of students reminded me of its greatness.

    Literature

    #howtowinanelection

    #howtowinanelection

    As a follow-up to my piece on an orange-zest-faced demagogue of our time, I share some timely examples from Robert Penn Warren’s 1947 political classic All the King’s Men. In light of this most recent election and its theatrics, it seems the old adage “The pen is mightier than the sword” can be amended to “The rabble-rouse is mightier than the reasoned.”

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

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    The Bookmark Game

    The Bookmark Game

    When a customer buys a book we’ll hand it with a special bookmark to facilitate a book conversation among two strangers. Let serendipity take care of your next reading. Exciting, don’t you think?

    It’s beer o’clock

    It’s beer o’clock

    Do you think that Hemingway, Faulkner or Kerouac became Hemingway, Faulkner and Kerouac had they just sat behind their typewriters?

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