Stein on Writing has got to be one of the best how-to books available on boosting writing skills A man of formidable reputation, Sol Stein went into the publishing business in 1953. Over the years, he edited the works of such marquee authors as James Baldwin, Elia Kazan, George Orwell and many more. He also … Continue reading Book Review | Stein on Writing
My long-awaited trip to Barcelona materialized last week, and my love of books encouraged me to find the best literary destinations in the city. Barcelona’s unique and varied bookshops rarely get the top billing thanks to its other more prominent cultural attractions. These literary sanctums often get relegated and don’t feature at all on many … Continue reading A Bibliophile’s tour of Barcelona’s Literary Destinations
Only a few years ago, there was a strong vibe around that digital transformation might have dealt a lethal blow to traditional publishing. Some even predicted the end of paper books. However, like so many other off-the-mark doomed predictions of the past, this one also evaporated sooner than anybody could notice. The biggest testimony to … Continue reading 8 Literary Festivals That All Bibliophiles Must Attend
What’s better? Holding up a book in your hand or reading on your Ebook? It's not exactly the topic of a hot debate, but it's something that book lovers all around the world have been talking about for quite a while now, and it doesn’t seem to stop. Now, let’s be honest, reading is already … Continue reading What do you prefer – Ebooks or Paper Books?