You Are What You Read

is a quote from the 1998 movie¬†You've Got Mail. Is that true? Joe Fox (corporate big box bookseller) says that to Kathleen Kelly (independent bookstore owner) as they banter in this RomCom that is now historical fiction. [It describes the incipient impact of the internet.] The film was an adaptation of an earlier film (1940) … Continue reading You Are What You Read

Time Bind 2023 update

Time Bind is a book I'm currently reading (when I can find the time). The book was written by Arlie Russell Hochschild published in 1997. It's a sociological study of the then demand characteristics of work/home/life balance. It's fantastic, real journalism that foreshadows, but doesn't come close to realizing the bind we're in now. We … Continue reading Time Bind 2023 update