Quote: Emily Dickinson “no frigate like a book”

Quote: There is no frigate like a book, to take us lands away –  Emily Dickinson “There is no frigate like a book, to take us lands away” — Emily Dickinson, American Poet   For more on Emily Dickinson, American Poet: https://poets.org/poet/emily-dickinson https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/emily-dickinson   See our posts on: Booklist: 10 Books for a Reading Roadtrip […]

Reader Roadtrip: Forefathers Book Shop

Reader Roadtrip: A Treasury of American History in Centre County, PA Forefathers Book Shop 121 East Main St Rebersburg PA 16872 Phone: 814-404-0506 E-mail: KeithBierly@yahoo.com Website: www.forefathersbookshop.com Housed in a former bank building, Forefathers Book Shop is a delightful place to spend a couple of hours. In addition to the books on the shelves, there are stacks of books to […]

Quote: Barack Obama on Literacy and the Knowledge Economy

Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Also see Quote: At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for […]

Book Review: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer

Book Review: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer Nonfiction: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer This is a delightful, funny, and soon-to-become indispensable guide to writing in American English. Benjamin Dreyer has been a copy editor for Random House for more than 20 years. He has worked with numerous authors during that time, authors who appreciate both his attention […]