Articles by Tom Nissley
April 2, 2014
Here is a selection of recommended April reading, heavy on birth, death, and rebirth, and a little boredom.
March 3, 2014
We don’t know quite what to do with March. We’re excited and frightened by its power and variability. Here is a selection of recommended reading for a moody month.
February 3, 2014
Here is a selection of recommended reading for February, full of love, birthdays, and late-winter gloom.
January 3, 2014
It’s with a sense of incompletion that I offer my nine recommendations here for January, books and poems that begin, or hinge, or are contained in the year’s first month.
April 13, 2012
I don’t mean to make a fetish out of printed books, and I’m not asking to burn (or delete) ebooks, or their devices. Maybe all I ask is that digital books be designed in ways that give them character, that help them live and survive individually in your mind, rather than being translated into a common, anonymous display that passes through your memory as quickly as you scroll.