On life as a paper pusher

I have long been a very vocal supporter of booksย (I realize that this is a slightly odd-sounding statement). When I say I support books, I’m talking quite literally about books, and not just reading. I’m all for encouraging people to continue reading actual, physical, paper books. To me, reading on a Kindle is the equivalent…

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On qualifying interests

I’m going to start out this post with the sentence that drives some of my friends crazy – I don’t watchย Game of Thrones. I’ll give you a moment to let that sink in. I gave the book series a chance before the show was even a glint in HBO’s eye. I read the first one,…

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I love the smell of old books

As I was placing books on my new wall of Ikea shelving, a bookmark fell out of my old copy of October Country, and I was reminded of where I bought it. It is this fantastic website that sells used books, and they have a particularly large quantity of sci-fi and pulp fiction. I have…

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