David E. Stewart wrote a book about exploring the Chacon Gardens

A sign on a table at Limonata, a coffee shop in Albuquerque’s Nob Hill neighborhood says, Table Dedicated to David E. Stewart. She knows him as “anthropologist, author (books sold here), Smooth Talker.” (David Steinberg/For Albuquerque Magazine) A sign on a table at Limonata, a coffee shop in Albuquerque’s Nob Hill neighborhood says, Table Dedicated … Read more

Top ten business books of 2022

Books are the perfect gift. Chip Heiken Every year I read 40-50 books and check out dozens more. While most of my reading focuses on customer service and customer experience (CX), I sometimes stray from leadership, marketing, and other business topics. So, if you are struggling to find a gift for your boss, co-worker or … Read more

The teacher collects rare Mohawk language books

BRIGHTON – Paul Smith College students are building a mobile library containing Mohawk language materials. They’re learning about sustainability—using recycled and reused materials and local sources—while helping the Mohawks of Akwesasne find access to rare books in the Mohawk language, which educators desperately need. The building is built on a trailer so that it can … Read more

The Hours return again, from book to movie to all-star opera

The most striking and effective thing in Metropolitan Opera The Philadelphia Orchestra’s operatic adaptation hours (until December 15th)Directed by Yannick Nzeit Seguin, it takes the full narrative advantage of having three main female characters on stage. This physical proximity, Willem McDermott’s smart read Michael CunninghamA bestselling novel (score written by Kevin Potts and libretto by … Read more

Gilgo DeMille’s book upsets Burke

Daily Point Burke in a book Sometimes, the books contradict their real-life themes. This was the case recently with Nelson DeMille’s new novel “The Labyrinth” and former Suffolk County Sheriff James Burke. The book, which depicts the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders, also depicts a series of corruption in Suffolk law enforcement, including a Burke-like police … Read more

Jonathan Rand motivates third graders to write a scary story

Children’s minds and imaginations are amazing, and that’s exactly what Michigan author Jonathan Rand thought after reading Mrs. Jago’s third-grade class book. Ms. Addie Jajo is the third grade teacher at Reese Elementary. Jago was looking for ways to incorporate more reading into the students’ curriculum. Since Rand based the majority of his “Michigan Chillers” … Read more

The executive director of the Springfield Library System has expressed concerns about the Secretary of State’s proposal on minors’ access to books

SPRINGFIELD, MO (KY3) — The Executive Director of the Springfield-Green County Library System recently met with Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft about his controversial proposal that would halt state funding for libraries that allow minors access to materials inappropriate for their age. Regina Greer Cooper is executive director of the Springfield-Greene County Library System … Read more