Tom Jenks said it best, Good writing is really, really, really, really, really, reeeeeaally hard. The comment…
If you’re a fan of the site at all, you’re aware that we’re (I can say we’re now, I’m in the “About Us” page!) fans (in a not-so-subtle-way) of independent booksellers. With that said, I’ll admit, you can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to the local vintage record store or any of the independent booksellers either in my town or in New York City. And by one hand I mean, of course, no hands.
One of my earliest memories has me lying on the floor of the den, right below the TV, teaching my then best friend how to read Dr. Seuss’s Hop on Pop. I may have been three or four at the time—past the age of gleefully shouting out the letters of the alphabet while watching Sesame Street, but apparently also past the point of discovering how much fun lay in the words on a page.