My favorite evening BEA-related event was the Tumblr Does YA at Housing Works Bookstore. The had free drinks and there was a lot of interesting people there but it wasn’t too crowded (which was a blessing after the madness of the exhibition floor). At the door, everyone got a name tag that also asked for… Continue reading Tumblr Does YA at BEA
I recently attended the most romantic wedding ever. My brother’s girlfriend’s brother (follow?) is in med school, and a few years ago went to volunteer for the summer at a Brazilian orphanage. He fell in love with a young woman who’d grown up there, despite cultural and language barriers. It was a beautiful wedding and reception. Next… Continue reading Bookstore: Lloyd Zimmer Books and Maps
I’ve been spending a bit of time at KUMed while my mom receives treatment. One of the unexpected delights associated with this dreary task has been the opportunity to explore the Volker neighborhood at 39th and State Line. Blocks of independent restaurants, quirky vintage shops, and even a vegan bakery have made my time there… Continue reading Bookstore: Prospero’s Books
I work at the library, so I spend a lot of my time surrounded by books. On my day off I still often find myself downtown browsing my local used book store. (It happens to be right next door to my favorite pizza shop).