Author Archives: Brian D. Butler

It’s a long way to Rome

 

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A slight change of Emphasis

 

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Five Oceans in a Teaspoon

Five Oceans in a Teaspoon is a collaboration between artist/writer Warren Lehrer and poet/investigative journalist Dennis J Bernstein (Paper Crown Press, 2019) that reunites the oral and pictorial traditions of storytelling with the printed page.  

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Welcome to Nepal

As part of  Visit Nepal’s new 2020 tourism campaign, the organization commissioned 108 large yeti statues designed by Ang Tsherin Sherpa to be painted by various artists and placed around the world to build interest in visiting the nation.  It … Continue reading

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Take a closer look at your library

Libraries Ireland has launched a new national advertising campaign asking everyone to “Take a Closer Look” at what their local library has to offer. A new video features real libraries and librarians and is part a wider national strategy to increase library … Continue reading

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Reading Pavilion

 Located in the heart of Mumbai, in the gardens of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum, the BookWorm Pavilion was designed as an outdoor reading space and library for both children and adults. The peaceful library is an impressive … Continue reading

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What Every Traveler Needs

One thing that all travelers have in common is the need to find toilet facilities in a timely manner. These days, even when one can discover convenient facilities, a numerical code is necessary to use the bathroom. Then there is … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bookshop!

Last week, a new online book retailer model launched the beta version of its innovative site.Indeed, Bookshop.org has gone live with the mission to “financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community.” Founded by the publisher and entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Is This The Prequel You’ve Been Waiting For?

Suzanne Collins, author of the blockbuster best-selling, major-motion-picture-adapted Hunger Games trilogy, has done what most writers of runaway best-selling, major-motion-picture-adapted book series eventually do, and has  gone and written a prequel. The prequel, titled The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, is … Continue reading

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Book a bed at the BookBar

The next time that I visit Denver, I will definitely be staying at the BookBar’s BookBed. The AirBnB rental is a spacious 1896 one-bedroom apartment located above popular book store and wine bar, BookBar. This vacation rental is owned by … Continue reading

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