There’s nothing quite so comforting, in the dismal days after a terrible breakup, as seeking solace in the pages of a good book. Sure, friends are great, too—but a book will never clap you on the shoulder and sternly tell […]
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I don’t think I’m alone when I say it was hard for me to get even 20 minutes of sleep on Christmas Eve. We can all remember lying there, our ears perked for the sound of reindeer hooves on the […]
The Washington Post has called Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson “the best collaboration of two Brits since Lennon and McCartney.” The prolific pair keeps that reputation intact with their latest production, the 7th edition of The World Atlas of Wine. This book has […]
Some of us have friends who never read books. Their excuses are that they don’t have the time, that there are so many other things to do, that they just don’t like reading. It’s hard not to pull your hair […]
You arrive at the office late, with dark circles under your eyes and a mop bucket for a coffee thermos in your hand. Eleven minutes into the workday, you’re contemplating sneaking a George Costanza–style nap under your desk. Your coworkers want […]
How many times have you heard someone bemoan the fact that they don’t have time to read? Us book-lovers know that that is pure bull-hooey—if you want to read, you will. You will squeeze reading time into every free nook and […]