Tag Archives: Guys Read

  1. Old Books, New Books, and Guys Read

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    January 16, 2017 by libroshombre

      Most booklovers enjoy the fragrance of old books, and many also like the odor of new books. A local …
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  2. John Wayne, Harry Potter, and Oscar Wilde

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    September 14, 2016 by libroshombre

      John Wayne once said, “I’ve loved reading all my life,” and on that score soul mates. However, I’m especially …
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  3. Sparky Sweets, Hungry Women, and Duck Fat

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    September 10, 2015 by libroshombre

    A pal of mine recently passed along an article about Thug Notes, a YouTube series in which classic literature is …
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  4. Guy-Ropes, Guy Fawkes, and Guys Read

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    May 29, 2015 by libroshombre

    Curious about the origin of the term “guy,” as in “Guys Read Program,” I turned to my trusty edition of …
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  5. Poprocks, Paraprosdokians, and Kindness

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    February 10, 2015 by libroshombre

    Voltaire’s 18th century warning remains valid. “It is dangerous,” he wrote, “to be right in matters on which the established …
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  6. Demonyms, Pendants, and Reading for Fun

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    October 2, 2014 by libroshombre

    “Generous” and “thoughtful” were labels that came to mind when I received a book in the mail titled “Labels for …
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  7. Commonplace Books, Hoosiers, and 11,000 Public Librarians

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    March 20, 2014 by libroshombre

    A recent trip to Indianapolis to attend the Public Library Association conference led to copious entries in the small, plain …
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