Tag Archives: Books

Whither Borders goeth, I wilt go

I’ve been reading and hearing rumors that Borders, the big bookstore chain, is in trouble. The Street ran a big column yesterday about the possibility that the company is facing a bankruptcy filing. The article noted that the Wall Street … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What I will do on my summer vacation

I’m having a pretty good spring so far. I’ve landed a few assignments for new clients. I recently finished up one long-range project. I’m getting semi-regular assignments from a client that I’ve worked with for a long time. I’m feeling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Which one of these is not like the others?

How’s this for random? My Amazon.com recommendations today include 1)¬†Sometimes I Wonder if Poodle Like Noodles by Laura Numeroff, author of my son’s beloved If You Give a Mouse a Cookie… books, 2) Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The book you couldn’t–or wouldn’t–finish

Admit it. You have one. You must have one. A book that you just couldn’t finish.¬† A book that you just didn’t like. And you’re not going to apologize for it anymore. Author Brendan Halpin couldn’t get through A Confederacy … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments