American Spectator E-Book Debate

American Spectator E-Book Debate

The American Spectator has offered a couple of different perspective on e-books this week.  On Wednesday, Lisa Fabrizio didn’t so much denounce electronic books as worry about what their growth might mean: And so it was with trepidation that I read last week that Amazon.com announced that for the first time, sales of titles for its Kindle e-readers outpaced those of hardcover books. Now, I’m no luddite when it comes to the advance of technology, but I hope I’m not wrong...

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The American Spectator on The Breaking of Eggs

The American Spectator on The Breaking of Eggs

Over at The American Spectator Larry Thornberry reviews a book in my TBR pile: The Breaking of Eggs by Jim Powell: This impressive first novel is part coming of age story and part spy story, with a primer on 20th century European history thrown in. History at the most personal, small-picture level. It’s also about redemption, second chances, and what home means.

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