Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is Browsing Dead?

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I’ll be the first to admit that I was a nerdy teenager. Not pocket protector nerdy, but no sports star, either. I was bookish, I guess you could say. I read A LOT back then, and nothing pleased me more than going to the local bookstore (By local, I mean a twenty-minute drive) and walking among its shelves. The store was called Friar Tuck. I believe it was part of a chain that went belly-up years ago. It wasn’t large and the …

Hitchcock or Disney No. 4

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It’s time for another round of Hitchcock or Disney. I post a quote from a movie and you have to guess who made it, Alfred Hitchcock or Walt Disney. (Bonus points if you guess the name of the movie.) Here is today’s quote: Shooting a man in the middle of his cadenza? That ain’t good form, you know.  Think you know which man it came from? Post your guess in the comments section. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on …

Writing With … Emily Winslow

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Today, I welcome Emily Winslow, an American living in Cambridge, England. Her first novel, THE WHOLE WORLD, came out from Delacorte Press/Random House in 2010. Its sequel, THE START OF EVERYTHING, will be released in 2013. THE WHOLE WORLD was a Parade magazine “top summer pick” and The Richmond Times-Dispatch said, “Winslow’s novel is so self-assured, so well-constructed and so chilling that the reader is left in awe by the young author’s accomplished debut…’The Whole World’ shines as a potent …