An ode to Pulp Fiction Books, and used book stores in general

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One thing I’ve always loved about Pulp Fiction Books on Main Street is the two sets of shelves that flank the front door. Each cubby hole houses two books — one facing the window, the other turned to the store. The selection of books on display seems to change pretty frequently, and often lures . . . → Read More: An ode to Pulp Fiction Books, and used book stores in general

The Book: An Extension of the Eye?

The book's cover (left), and two pages expressing the idea that "We look at the present through a rear-view mirror."

In the past month, I’ve stumbled across a couple of great finds at Pulp Fiction books on Main Street. First, I found Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage (1967), which is the more accessible . . . → Read More: The Book: An Extension of the Eye?

The internet is affecting my reading habits

I’ve been working my way through a list of books Maria Popova posted last month: seven must-read books on the future of the internet. Since reading Nick Carr’s The Shallows a few months ago, I’ve been extremely aware of the time I spend on the internet, and really try to think about how I use . . . → Read More: The internet is affecting my reading habits