Church Street Blog

Missing Your Other Half: Grief and Memoir

May 08, 2013 | Elisa Munoz

It was Tolstoy who said, “Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” but it’s Elisa who writes about their unhappiness. In this column, she reads and reviews the best memoirs of the worst... read full article

Killing Yourself to Finish a Book: 100% of a True Story

April 18, 2013 | Mollie Hawkins

Librarians have a certain … mystique. They’re strict gatekeepers to the world of books. Cataloguers of information. Guardians of story. Watchdogs of truth. Mollie’s not a librarian yet … well, actually Mollie’s a barista now.... read full article

A Gay Man’s Creepy Odyssey: My Husband and My Wives

April 09, 2013 | Bobby Watson

 Bobby Watson is a recovering non-reader. After devoting his formative and college years to reading, he’s been seduced by the business of life, the addictive nature of cable TV, and the all-consuming need for a... read full article