How To Talk About Places You’ve Never Been by Pierre Bayard, a Book Review

How to Talk About Places You've Never Been is a funny little book. At first, I couldn't figure out what tone the author was wanting to convey because he, quite seriously, discusses why and how to describe places that the reader has never been- a topic that I, before I read this, didn't take seriously … Continue reading How To Talk About Places You’ve Never Been by Pierre Bayard, a Book Review

Traveling, Book in Hand: a Librarian’s Review of Fodor’s Travel 2016 Paris

It’s about to get cold.  Really cold.  As great as Southern Illinois is, winter’s the season where I find myself, from time to time, wishing I was someplace else.  Picture it:  a sunny, Caribbean beach, waves lazily breaking against the sand, fresh pineapple on your tongue and a pile of your favorite books on your … Continue reading Traveling, Book in Hand: a Librarian’s Review of Fodor’s Travel 2016 Paris