Monthly Archives: May 2017


I recently read two novels about traveling bookshops.  The first book is Parnassus on Wheels (1917) by Christopher Morley and the second is The Little Paris Bookshop (2013) by Nina George. Parnassus on Wheels is the story of Helen McGill, … Continue reading

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Words at Play

Perhaps you have never heard of a lexicographer named Kory Stamper, but she is very popular with word nerds.  In addition to her public relations duties with Merriam-Webster she gives talks about words and has recorded numerous short YouTube videos … Continue reading

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Quiz of the Month – May 2017

Below are 30 book titles.  Some are current while others are quite old.  Most are fiction, but a few are nonfiction.  The vowels have been removed from each word in each title.  Can you reconstruct the titles?  And for extra … Continue reading

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