Each year more than 150,000 Americans kill themselves, either intentionally by suicide, or by drug overdoses where it’s hard to know what was intended,…
Ann Kjellberg
The commitment to the free exchange of ideas, a high principle at Malaprop’s, was thrown into high relief when North Carolina passed HB 2 and writers a…
Ann Kjellberg
When Emöke B’Racz, then a poet and traveler with a long-running yearning to open a bookstore, arrived in Asheville, North Carolina in 1982, one in ever…
Ann Kjellberg
Buy this book in bulk. Give it as the perfect present. But—and this is my argument—don’t isolate the lyrics from their theatrical roots by calling them…
Ann Kjellberg
Sondheim gave me a vocabulary for the self I wanted to be. He’s continued underscoring my life these many years. I look at this Everyman book and wonde…
Ann Kjellberg
I started to write for a living before I knew how to write, so I did what came easiest—I wrote lists. 
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for helping us welcome readers—surrounded as they are with a buzzing world of digital information, driven by toxic internal incentives toward superfici…
Ann Kjellberg
John Ruskin famously disdained those who would waste time socializing, when staying home and reading great literature is so much the wiser use of our t…
Ann Kjellberg
Ann Kjellberg, editor Bookselling in a virtual world and how we hear voices that are not big and loud.
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Ann Kjellberg, editor How do booksellers put new ideas in our path under lockdown and plan for a season of isolation and unknowns?
Ann Kjellberg
“I’m beginning to know myself,” Fernando Pessoa wrote. “I don’t exist.” Or perhaps it was one of his “heteronyms” who said this. There were at least se…
Ann Kjellberg
Teachout starts her new book about the crushing weight of monopoly on American economic and political life in the heartland, showing rural and urban Am…
Ann Kjellberg