Category Archives: USA

Bookstore Tourism Philadelphia

It took a big leap of faith for the New York City bookshop Shakespeare & Co to open a branch in the high rent Philadelphia Center City Rittenhouse Square neighborhood two years ago. Somehow they’ve managed to hang on during these crazy … Continue reading

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Welcome to Planet Word

Last week a long-awaited new museum opened in Washington, D.C. that will be a must-see destination for readers and language lovers. Planet Word is promoted as “a revolutionary museum dedicated to the power, beauty, and fun of language and to … Continue reading

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Capturing Zeitgeist

Artist and graphic novelist Christopher Sperandio has perfectly captured the mood of the United States as we creep up to the abyss with this terrific series of cartoons. You can check out his last graphic novel at  

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Tales for the Season

Illustrations from Tales of Edgar Allan Poe. With an Introduction By Hervey Allen and Wood Engravings By Fritz Eichenberg. New York: Random House, 1944.

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Born to Read

Tonight, you can celebrate the poetic genius of Bruce Springsteen and  also support the Book Industry Charitable Foundation by attending a the Crowdcast event “Born to Read–Booksellers Talk Bruce Springsteen. Through five decades, Springsteen has been as a cultural touchstone … Continue reading

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Autumn, The Smell of Leaves Burning

Autumn By Louise Gluck The part of life devoted to contemplation was at odds with the part committed to action. * Fall was approaching. But I remember it was always approaching once school ended. * Life, my sister said, is like … Continue reading

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Is CommonPass the answer to travel revival

If normalcy is to return to international travel, there must be new mechanisms in place to insure cooperation and safety. There may be  a solution soon based on a project involving the travel industry, nonprofits, and government agencies. The international … Continue reading

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Autumn Rivulets

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I will judge you by your bookshelf

If you visit Travel Between The Pages regularly, you probably have noticed that we are big fans of the always clever and insightful cartoon artist Grant Snider. It’s about time that we acknowledge his brilliant book I Will Judge You By … Continue reading

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Live Your Way Into The Answer

Rainer Maria Rilke // “Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them…the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in … Continue reading

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