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.  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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National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists Announced

This past Saturday, the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced.  Among the finalists are  Johnathan Franzen for Freedom and Siddhartha Mukharjee for The Emperor of All Maladies. Along with the Pulitzer Prize (2010 winner, Tinkers by Paul Harding) and the Man Booker Prize (2010 winner, The Finkler Question by Harold Jacobson), the NBCC…

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