• BOOK DARTS: A REVIEW

    Its funny how a sliver of thin metal folded back on itself can change everything.  (Okay- dramatic.  Can change everything bookwise.  Still…) Book Darts have done it. Book Darts are page markers of archival quality, so no fear of damaging your book. They easily slip on and stay put until you pull it out later

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  • How to Review a Book – W.H. Auden Style

    I’m currently reading Alan Jacobs’ The Pleasure of Reading in an Age of Distraction.  There are wee gems here and there, but I felt I really struck gold when talking about how to review a book he discussed W.H. Auden’s 5 verdicts.  I found them delightful, spot on, and much more useful than a vague

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  • Best baby gift ever- Baby’s First Eames

    If you know a baby you need to indoctrinate with your love of design, I’ve got you covered. Julie Merberg’s (of Art from the Start fame) latest book Baby’s First Eames: the ABCs of Modern Architecture and Design, is an absolute delight.  She paired up with illustrator Aki to create quite possibly the best baby gift

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