This 47-year-old centerpiece of UC San Diego’s campus was designed with head-turning in mind
Journalist Ted Genoways spent a year on a small farm in rural Nebraska, and he says American nostalgia for the family farm overlooks the pressures farmers face and the realities of food production.
Spring 2006, Vol. 38, No. 1
Editor’s Note: Older article, but still good article on historical details and the exhibit…
A new documentary captures the sweeping human impact of one of the country’s largest library systems
Bringing back “moss,” “blackberry,” and “bluebell” instead of “blog,” “chatroom,” and “database.”
“What’s to become of kids these days, with their damn pocket computers and inability to differentiate between bird species?”
“The Lost Words is a new book for people worried the next generation will lose touch with nature. Written by Robert Macfarlane with illustrations by Jackie Morris, it’s a catalogue and spelling book for kids, where the lost words in question comprise vocabulary about flora and fauna.”
An unshushable social movement is afoot.
Audiobooks are here to stay—and that’s good news for readers.
An inspirational talk by the National Book Foundation’s Lisa Lucas.
The place that Hemingway put on the map will always have a special kind of magic.
Source: Nothing Can Kill Key West
Prior to WWII, Americans didn’t think much of softcover books.
Source: How Books Designed for Soldiers’ Pockets Changed Publishing Forever – Atlas Obscura