Print book lovers are not the only ones who are turning to e-books. People like...– I get that downloading is faster than waiting for the book to be shipped, but how does that make for more time to read? Letters - Does the E-Book Have a Promising Future? - NYTimes.com
“This book helped me create my identity,” said Naina Syed, 14, a high school...– The power of the right book in the right hands. Young Muslims Build a Subculture on an Underground Book - NYTimes.com
Thank you, 2008, for initiating the chronic threat of job loss. It was a great...– Lauren Fry 2008 by The Writers - The Morning News
Every life, Epifanio said that night to Lalo Cura, no matter how happy it is,...– Roberto Bolano, 2666
We’re subsidizing the least healthy calories in the supermarket — high fructose...– Michael Pollan for Secretary of Food, a position that ought to exist, but doesn’t. Op-Ed Columnist - Obama’s ‘Secretary of Food’? - NYTimes.com
Sometimes I’m intimidated by a new notebook.
One night, while the kid was scanning the shelves, Amalfitano asked him what...– Roberto Bolano, 2666
The term gets thrown around a lot with regard to book recommendations, but how often do we really mean it? When was the last time you read a book and changed something about your life because of it? I can think of only one book to have anything like that kind of effect on me: The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. In a matter of weeks, it changed how I thought about food, eating,...
As a technology, the book is like a hammer. That is to say, it is perfect: a...– James Gleick - How to Publish Without Perishing - NYTimes.com