Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
Last week, we experimented with changing up our hours a bit, but as it turns out, our customers prefered our previous schedule of 10-5! So that's what we will be reverting to for the foreseeable future—though keep in mind, the "foreseeable future" is not that large a measure these days.
This week, due to the increased risk from gatherings and travel, we are implementing some additional safety measures for our staff and customers on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.
Haruki Murakami is the sun giant of Japanese literature: much lauded, popular, and, unfortunately, blinding Western audiences to other translated books. However, his popularity and sellability has led to a surge of Japanese translations, giving both older reissued authors (Kawabata, Mishima) and current redhot writers (Hiroko Oyamada) an opportunity to ply their trade on western minds.
Adaptations are popular in every film genre, and it's particularly true of horror. Some are able to faithfully recreate the terror of the original source material, while others...let's just say they take a different approach. Anthony highlights some of his favorite (and not-so-favorite) horror adaptations, just in time for Halloween.
Tomorrow marks the kickoff of Amazon Prime Day, and we know lots of you are already planning your purchases. Now that we are living in a new normal, there are some things you should consider.
American poet and essayist Louise Glück has been named the 2020 Nobel Laureate for Literature! She is the author of more than a dozen collections, many of which are award winners in their own right...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice, champion of women's rights, and an icon for so many, has died of complications from cancer. She was 87.