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The Best Book Dedication I've Ever Seen

Tell me I’m wrong!

Hi all, for you podcast freaks and book obsessives, I hope you’re listening to Bookworm. Michael Silverblatt is one of the best interviewers around, and he’s a reader’s reader. He’s also one of the finest interviewers I’ve ever heard. He…

Me and Dr. Ruth

Associates, this weekend past, I spoke at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. It was disgusting and tacky. However, the Big Book Getaway, which I was part of, was a great event. And the best part of it all was…

Hi all, in my quest to meet all of you who read, I wanted to let you know where I’m going to be in the next two months, just in case you’re nearby. Some of these events are private, but…

Escape From Camp 14,  Garbology, Etched In Sand, and However Long The Night

Hi all, I got back from San Diego late last night. Was speaking at the First Year Experience Conference. I was lucky enough to speak in the same block as two of my favorite authors. First up. Edward Humes, a…

It Began With Babe. It Ended In Flames

You are about to unlock the secret to all human interaction. I’m going to teach you how to improve any situation, instantly. It is a story almost twenty years in the making. It changed my life. It will change yours,…

Hey gang, I wrote a post for Bookriot about an unusual book club I ran once. We all brought books we didn’t like and tried to talk the others out of reading them. It wasn’t mean, it was more like…

This morning I was in my truck with my son. His eyebrows shot up. “Hey!” He held up a dirty nickel, retrieved from the floorboard. “Can I put this in my bank when we get home?” “Of course,” I said….

I overheard someone today. A woman. She said, in a loud, clear voice: “No, I mean Barbara Kingsolver. Y0u know. The other one.”  Do any of you geniuses have the faintest idea of what she might have meant? The other what?