Recommended Reading: Joe Hill’s “The Fireman”

When someone is cold and you share your blanket, you’re both warmer than you would’ve been alone.  You offer the sick your medicine and their happiness will be your medicine.  Someone probably a lot smarter than me said hell is other people.  I say you’re in hell when you don’t give to someone who needs,…

Recommended Reading: David Mitchell

“Love’s pure free joy when it works, but when it goes bad you pay for the good hours at loan-shark prices.” – Holly Sykes in David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks Although he’s one of my favorite writers, I’ve never written about any of David Mitchell’s books (although I have hand-sold them to customers a time or…

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Recommended Clothing: Wrap Yourself in Books

This isn’t a commercial because I’m not getting paid, I’m just concerned about how you’re presenting yourself to the world.  Are you putting the best “you” forward?  Have you been wearing the same dull clothes for years because they haven’t completely fallen apart, even though you know they’re ill-fitting or outdated?  Does your wardrobe reflect…

If I Had the Balls, I’d Be Philani Dladla

The words of this South African bibliovore make me think of changing my tagline.  The man sits on the median of Empire Road in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, reading.  He gives book reviews to drivers, enticing them to purchase a book from him.  The children’s books he gives away for free. Relentless.com is nipping at the heels of same-day…