When we pick up a book it’s safe to say that we’re focused on the words. The words, the sentences, and the paragraphs form the narrative that engages us. We read for the information conveyed and the story told.
What about that which goes between the words? What about the punctuation?
If you have been following the Sitting in the Stacks Twitter account, you know that I’ve been on a “Gilmore Girls” kick lately.
One of the best parts of “Gilmore Girls” is the abundance of literary references. Lorelei and Rory Gilmore also make various other references to pop culture, films and music, which led to the inclusion of a small book with each season on DVD called Gilmorisms.
A few weeks back the book list “11 Books to Read Now that You’re a College Grad,” was brought to my attention. Although I’ve been out of college (though not school) for the last two years, a lot of the list’s themes appealed to me. I began to wonder whether a more apt title for the list would have been “11 Books to Read In Your Twenties.” Read more
Have you ever started out reading in bed only to find yourself watching the sunrise? There is something beautiful about being so engrossed in a book that you cannot put it down. The beauty is only magnified by watching the sky lighten from midnight blue to grey to the pinkish blue of the early morning. Read more