Michael Oakeshott and  the ‘politics of mortality.’

Books and bookstores are an essential social good. So say the French. Can you really disagree with them on this?

Amazon invents a library. That costs money to rent books.

Just because I love poetry, does not mean I appreciate sentimental blather about poetry.

My all-time favorite reply to the question “What is the one thing you like least about reading in print?” came from an American: “It takes me longer because I read more carefully.” Isn’t careful reading what academe was designed to promote?

A union for bookstore employees!

Please note: this is from the organizing campaign. Book Culture employees are not unionized and the store rehired a bunch of fired workers.
Please note: this is from the organizing campaign. Book Culture employees are not unionized and the store rehired a bunch of fired workers.

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