Tag Archives: Sinclair Lewis

Yes, it can happen here

There are a few memorable books that I read during my childhood that had profound influence on my social and political consciousness. Sinclair Lewis’ novel It Can’t Happen Here was one that I’ve never forgotten. The book was published during the rise … Continue reading

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Literary Road Trip

You might not agree with all of the choices that Mike Nudelman made for this literary map of the U.S. —I certainly didn’t—but it’s a good effort.

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Are We There Yet ?

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Never Enough Books

I can’t think of a more appropriate way to camouflage unsightly electrical transformers. The Library Place Apartments, adjacent to the Everett, Washington Public Library have just added this wonderful installation. It’s called the “Book Stack” and it stands 8-feet-tall and … Continue reading

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