Welcome to “Could it be a movie?,” a segment in which Lindsey reads stuff and tells you whether or not the written materials would make good movies. In this installment, we look at a great American short story by John Cheever. “The Enormous Radio” Who wrote it?: John Cheever Where does it appear?: May 17, 1947 issue of The New Yorker magazine The Enormous Radio … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio”
I recently discovered a great used bookstore called Ukazoo that does buybacks and also stocks a pretty impressive selection of books, from biographies to fiction to textbooks to children’s literature. Since I’m running out of room on my shelves, I gathered about 40 books that I knew I’d never read again and headed to the store to sell them. But of course, I didn’t walk … Continue reading Off Topic Thursday: Book buys and library picks!