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What will the word “book” mean to future generations?

by Jas Faulkner It might seem like a needless bit of sophistry to contemplate the evolution of the definition of  “book.”  We all know what makes up a book, right?  Say the word, “book” and the immediate association for most is still an aggregate of leaves bearing printed information, bound together with front and back […]Read More

Library Voyeurism: Admit It. You Do It, Too!

by Jas Faulkner One of the advantages of the current technology available for photo sharing is the ability to find details that would have otherwise gone unnoticed. Thanks to less expensive digital imaging and social media, we have all seen recent pictures of ghosts, Big Foot, Chupacabras, Elvis, Tupac, and fiends deeply buried in our […]Read More

Five Hundred Books of Summer

by Jas Faulkner S., a college friend, asked me if I would like to pick up a few boxes of her discards to donate to the Samaritan Center and/or use for Bookcrossing drops.  Packed in one box was a row of Kurt Vonnegut novels and essay collections.  This little section of mass market paperbacks included […]Read More