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Saturday Review of Books: November 18, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 11/17/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.” ~Sir Frances Bacon Welcome to the Saturday […]

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Saturday Review of Books: November 11, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 11/10/2017 in General, Saturday Reviews |

“When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes. My luggage is my library. My home is where my books are.” ~Erasmus Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime […]

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Saturday Review of Books: November 4, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 11/3/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.” ~John Green, The Fault in Our Stars Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how […]

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Saturday Review of Books: October 28, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 10/27/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“A good library is a palace, a palace where the lofty spirits of all nations and generations meet.” ~Samuel NIger Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal […]

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Saturday Review of Books: October 21, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 10/20/2017 in General, Saturday Reviews |

“Books are uniquely suited to helping us change our relationship to the rhythms and habits of daily life in this world of endless connectivity. We can’t interrupt books; we can only interrupt ourselves while reading them. They are the expression of an individual or a group of individuals, not of a hive mind or collective […]

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Saturday Review of Books: October 7, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 10/6/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal. If some la-di-dah awards can be compared to brussels sprouts, and other, more populist ones to gummy bears, we’re thinking more like organic chicken nuggets. We’re yummy and nutritious.” ~Cybils organizers […]

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Saturday Review of Books: September 30, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 9/29/2017 in General, Saturday Reviews |

“Standing around the books, even books in a foreign language, you feel a kind of electricity buzzing up towards you.” ~Aravind Ardiga, The White Tiger Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t […]

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Saturday Review of Books: September 23, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 9/22/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Books became her friends and there was one for every mood.” ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows n Brooklyn Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal sort of […]

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Saturday Review of Books: September 16, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 9/15/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest […]

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Saturday Review of Books: September 9, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 9/8/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“I have read many books, but to little purpose, for want of good method. I have confusedly tumbled over divers authors in our libraries with small profit for want of art, order, memory, judgment.” ~Robert Burton Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on […]

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