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Books, history, Families

Does this beat a Kindle hands down?

by Adrian Tribe

Sevenoaks — There’s something about books that is very hard to beat, don’t you think? I’m talking about real, physical books. Especially old books! It’s not just the feel, although that’s definitely part of it. It’s the smell too. And the thrill of turning the page to reveal the next part of the story. And with old books the craftsmanship too. It’s just a much fuller, richer experience than flipping ope...

Coffee, Books


by Cassie Marketos

Paris — At Coquelicot des Abbesses in Montemarte, they serve you literal bowls of black coffee with your half slice of baguette in the morning. (Jam and honey pots, complimentary.) Before I left the south, I...

photography, Publishing, Books

It's official. I'm a photographer once again.

by Daniel Milnor

Costa mesa — I thought it was over. Done. Never again. That Tuesday when I’d had enough and deleted my main email account. Severed like an artery. And then I stepped away, put the little box down and picked up a p...


The joys of analog research

by Christine Herrin

San francisco — It’s probably the geeky history major in me, but I love researching in the library. The tedious process of going up to outdated computers (well, in this case they were shiny macs, so maybe the outdate...

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