Do You Find Reading to Be a Chore?

Is reading a chore for you?Do you find it difficult to sit and focus on a book for an hour?The following excerpt is from Deep Attention, Lauren Winner's thoughtful, thorough reflections on the new Alan Jacobs book The Pleasures of Reading in the Age of Distraction:  … [Read more...]

Thursday is Oscar Day at Seattle Pacific University

This Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, in the Library's "Thursday Food for Thought" program, I'll be sharing some thoughts on the nine films nominated for Best Picture in this year's Oscar race. … [Read more...]

Films About the Future

In the new issue of Seattle Pacific University's Response magazine, which is focused on matters of science, faith, and imagination, I recommend some of my favorite movies about the future.  … [Read more...]

What to Read on February 1st.

February 1 is the birthday of Anne M. Doe Overstreet.If you'd like to do something to celebrate, pick up a copy of her book Delicate Machinery Suspended and give it to yourself or someone who loves to read slowly.It comes highly recommended...  … [Read more...]


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