Alex George

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Skylarking

When Carrie Koepke and I began thinking about opening an independent bookstore in downtown Columbia,…

The Book that Changed My Life

A memory about a beautiful escape. About 25 years ago, I was on a coach…

Love Your Library

  I have a beautiful framed picture on my desk. The image is a silhouette…

Unbound Enthusiasm

  Over the course of a perfect weekend at the end of April, the first…

Beach Reads

  Every year, the columns of magazines and newspapers and the airwaves of NPR stations…

On Rereading

Regular readers of this column know that I have a pretty desperate problem with inventory…

COMO Living Book Club, THE WEIRD SISTERS

Welcome to the first COMO Living book club! We’re looking forward to discovering a load…

E-books, tablets and readers, oh my!

I owned an e-reader once. Two, actually. One was a Christmas present. I sent it…

Social Literature

If I had a dollar for every coffee mug I own that says “Go Away…

On Reading

Long before I started writing books, I used to read them, obsessively and passionately. I…