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Posts in category “Books”

Wichita’s Treasure

The New York Times visits Eighth Day Books

Posted May 15th, 2015

Roasting Kahlil Gibran

Alan Jacobs has the kitschy poet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Posted May 6th, 2015

Boston & Books

Look what I’m bringing home from Boston. The two books on either …

Posted April 23rd, 2015

We, the Essential Freaks

What Flannery O’Connor and Dante Alighieri knew about the right kind of horror

Posted April 14th, 2015

The Dark Wood of David Brooks

The columnist writes about finding the way back to the straight path

Posted April 13th, 2015

On the Bogue Falaya, Chez Percy

Lunch at Walker and Bunt Percy’s house in Covington

Posted April 8th, 2015

The Great Book That Saved Your Life

Bibliotherapy that made a vital difference: a reader survey

Posted March 26th, 2015

Should You Read White Male Writers?

SWPLs and others on the Internet want to know

Posted March 16th, 2015

Walker Percy Bleg 2015

Wanted: ideas and speakers for Walker Percy Weekend 2015

Posted January 27th, 2015

Small Is Delicious

When small business owners and craftsmen can outcompete the big guys

Posted January 27th, 2015

Crunchy Cons: Not Dead Yet

Nearly a decade old, the book and its ideas are still finding an audience

Posted January 27th, 2015

‘There Is No Justice’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn speaks to a suffering California teenager

Posted January 23rd, 2015

Shouting with a Still, Small Voice

Gregory Wolfe on contemporary Catholic literature and its discontented critics

Posted January 21st, 2015

How Bibliotherapy Works

Information that comes to us in story form rewires our brains

Posted January 21st, 2015

Meet The Houellebellocq

Why Michel Houellebecq is not anti-Muslim, but rather against modern France

Posted January 20th, 2015

The Joy of Wichita

A bookstore that seeds a lively culture

Posted January 18th, 2015

The Worst Conversational Bookshop

Eighth Day: Best place to buy books, worst place to focus on conversation

Posted January 16th, 2015