13 March 2010

How is that pronoun-ced?

“One doesn’t have to be a psycholinguist to obsess over pronouns,” writes Jessica Love in the spring issue of The American Scholar. But it surely helps. […]
11 March 2010

The doors are open

Two or three times a year the Library opens its doors to give those who don’t know us already a chance to look around and kick […]
9 March 2010

‘Kitchen Chinese’: A role reversal

As the programs manager for the American Library in Paris, I’m used to organizing author talks, not giving them. But when I published my first novel last […]
8 March 2010

Librarians or cybrarians?

In a New York Times review of ‘This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All,” by Marylin Johnson, reviewer Pagan Kennedy writes […]