TO SEE A WORLD IN A BOOKSTORE (updated)*

In one of the brief reading lists/life wisdom capsules written by the title character and found at the beginning of each chapter of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (2014), is the following observation: “People tell boring lies about politics, God, and love. You know everything you need to know about a person from the answer to the question, What is your favorite book?” While I would put it a little differently (and have! See THE COMMUNITY OF READERS: THE TRUE SOCIAL NETWORK and more recently in THE TEN BOOK CHALLENGE), I agree wholeheartedly with his conclusion. A.J. Fikry owns … Continue reading TO SEE A WORLD IN A BOOKSTORE (updated)*