BOOKS

Inspiring: The Enduring Art of Reading

Books are not dead

By Regina Connell. Does the book have a future? All the froth says no. Even our grumpy, romantic tense of fatalism says no. But a lot of data says yes: there is something profound and human about the book. Less … Continue reading

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Books: Spring Picks from Brett Hennessey

Hennessy + Ingalls, DTLA

By Regina Connell. The latest crop of art, design, and craft tomes is out: here’s what Brett Hennessey of cult design bookstore Hennessey + Ingalls is admiring these days. (And that’s in addition to celebrating the opening of his newly relocated store … Continue reading

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Hygge and All That: What’s Found in Translation

Wabi Sabi

By Regina Connell. Language. It unites, it separates, it delights. In this political season when words are mostly used to unite in order to divide, I’m focusing on the delight side of things. Language reveals what individual cultures choose to notice … Continue reading

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Resolution: Reconsider the Bookstore

Daunt Bookstore in , image via Daunt Books.

By Regina Connell. It’s time we rediscover the bookstore, for real. There’s something magical about them: they’re doorways to discovery, dreaming, new possibilities. They’re not just about expanding your head: they’re about expanding your psyche, your soul, maybe even changing … Continue reading

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