Home is difficult to capture: A revolutionary bootboy trapped in the postmodern eighties, he issued an ostensible manifesto on Neoism, reinvented psychogeography, and proceeded to spin off so many mythologies that for a time the man himself seemed unlikely to have ever lived.
As the winter months roll in, what's better than cozying up with a great book? Cozying up with a great book AND a drink to match. So crack open a book, crack open a bottle and enjoy these book and booze pairings.
I love to read. There's no surprise there anymore. I have given up trying to explain it to people who don't understand. Mostly this is because I rarely cross paths anymore with people who aren't avid readers like me.
The Internet has brought along with it a need for speed and instant gratification. With this we've abandoned difficult reading because, frankly, allowing our minds to decay through an episode of Spongebob is easier.
Big rejection numbers in publishing are not important. Big numbers in general are not important. No, the number to worry about is one. One. That's how many sentences you have to impress an agent or editor.
As men wearing suits analyze the death of Borders, it's become clear that none of them grew up kissing books. They blame book readers, digital books, Amazon, and the recession for the demise of the chain when they should be blaming the executives.