R.I.P. Encylopedia Brittanica: 1768-2012

My grandparents had them. They lined the den in their modest Indiana home. In the garage, outdated sets were stacked neatly in boxes. Every year, salesmen came to the doors of homes and schools peddling their wares. But all that is over.Β  Encyclopedia Brittanica has announced that they will no longer offer their product in…

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Digital Lending Is Here!

For me, books are like crack. I will seriously consider buying less food if there is a new title out that I want to read.Β  And having a Kindle makes it all too easy to have instant gratification. At first I thought I was safe. After all, Kindle allows you to “sample” any book you…

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