A poem by Su Tung Po, written a thousand years ago, made us realize that good poetry is like speaking to a close friend.Read More
As Life Gets Longer It Gets Shorter. Celebrate!
Every person who ever lived feels Time. These days, the general rule when turning a big number birthday is to freak out. But there are other routes to take…Read More
Sharing Excerpts of Books via Text Message
The other day, a friend texted smartphone snapshots from a book she was reading: whole pages, with passages she found illuminating marked in pencil. It’s one of the best uses for SMS messaging we’ve seen, as though our friend was putting the book into our hands or reading the paragraph directly to us.Read More