Tag: Books

The Last Bibliophile

In May of 2019, the Journal published what might have been construed as an obituary for the moribund chain of bookstores. Barnes & Noble still struggles to keep the customers coming but, in the long run, it seems to be a losing battle. I used to...

The Beauty of Books

Do we ever lose the desire to have a short story read to us before bedtime? Especially one with a happy ending? Reading good books to children is a time honored and excellent tradition. Reading a good book to a child fosters the valuable habit of...

A Bookstore in Charleston

During a recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina, I had reason to wander down King Street, not too far from the Belmond Hotel where we were staying. I came across a bookstore. It just wasn’t any bookstore. It was a Pauline Bookstore. Bookstores...