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Posts in category “Books”

Not Much Digital Future For You, Writer

If you think digital publishing is going to be the savior of …

Posted June 19th, 2014

What Are They Saying About Walker Percy Weekend?

Last night I wrote to Mary Pratt Percy Lobdell, one of Walker …

Posted June 9th, 2014

The People In My Town

And so, the festival is over. We ate like Cajun kings last …

Posted June 8th, 2014

Walker Percy Bourbon Tour: ‘This Is So Daddy’

You meet the nicest people at the Walker Percy Weekend, especially on …

Posted June 7th, 2014

Crawfish With Walker Percy

Well, if you weren’t here tonight, you missed a great time. Above, …

Posted June 6th, 2014

The Difference The Screen Makes

Peter Lawler, who is headed to St. Francisville this morning to spend …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Walker Percy Weekend Blog Meet-Up

Hey readers who are planning to be in St. Francisville for Walker …

Posted June 5th, 2014

Stephen Colbert Vs. Amazon

The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video …

Posted June 5th, 2014

Needed: A Walker Percy Weekend Book Vendor

Just learned this afternoon that the Maple Street Book Shop, which was …

Posted June 4th, 2014

The Deathlessness Of Paper

Nicholas Carr says that everybody was predicting the end of printed books …

Posted June 4th, 2014

Roger Scruton Vs. Modernity

Rich indeed is Mervyn F. Bindle’s essay surveying the work of Roger …

Posted June 3rd, 2014

The Nominalism Of Publishing

Joe Nocera at the NYT has a good column up this morning …

Posted May 31st, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell Vs. Amazon

The New York Times is doing a good job of keeping readers …

Posted May 31st, 2014

Jack Shafer Hardballs Amazon Right Back

Amazon.com’s fight with Hachette (full disclosure: my publisher) has Jack Shafer putting …

Posted May 28th, 2014

Bully Amazon’s Abuse Of Power

Amazon.com has now¬†dramatically raised the stakes in its battle with Hachette (which, …

Posted May 23rd, 2014

Patrick Leigh Fermor Was Not Of This World

I cannot possibly thank you readers enough for putting me on to …

Posted May 16th, 2014

Which Books Would You Take To Europe?

My niece Hannah, who just turned 21, and her best friend are …

Posted May 12th, 2014