“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” My Review “Solitude was his natural element,” says Paul Auster (author) in the one hour introduction Hawthorne at Home that gives tribute to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s writing life as well as […]
The first walk-in store opened in New York City in 1917. The Barnes & Noble website is owned by Barnes & Noble, Inc and they have over 800 walk-in stores which can offer “over 1 million titles” of books, music DVDs, video games, and gifts. Because
What on earth is a Kindle you ask? It is the wireless reading device Amazon unveiled last year to encourage more electronic book (ebook) reading. When I first received my notice about it my interest was peaked since I read my ebooks from my laptop.
Audio books offer are a great addition to our multi-tasking society. They are most often used while commuting, travelling, exercising, gardening or while doing another repetitive task (hopefully not involving sharp machinery). And some people just
Auster’s voice is relaxed, honest and comfortable to listen to as he continues with Twenty Days reading Hawthorne’s “account of a man taking care of his child by himself”. Hawthorne wrote about his interactions and observations of his five year old son Julian during a three week period in 1851 while his wife and daughter […]