Where I Write

I wish I had a room for writing. A study, the way writers in novels and magazine profiles always seem to. My study, I think, would not be dark and cavernous and booklined, but bright and sunny and quiet. At the moment, I have the elbow room I can glean from my cluttered desk, and […]

The End of an Era

Today was the release date for the last Harry Potter book in paperback. Harry Potter, and the associated craziness of the release days, have been a part of my bookstore-life since I first moved to Toronto. I worked at one bookstore or another for the release of Goblet of Fire, Half-Blood Prince, and Deathly Hallows […]