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Wednesday Review: Castle Waiting (& extra thoughts)

Ya know, despite Monday's assertions, I'm not immune to the power of negative press. This blog got me so down and confused I considered taking a day off from writing my bookstore business plan. But on the other hand, there's this bookseller's blog , and all the stuff his Decatur bookstore has got going on. My favorite line: "the “futureTense” panel is meant to be a humorous, tongue-in-cheek takedown of “the sky is falling/no, we built the sky” give-and-take dichotomy between old and new media" Giggles trump blues once again. Ultimately, as we know, it ain't an internet-or-indies kind of world. Bread and roses, convenience and community, progress and tradition -- we're gonna have it all. In the meantime, I've got like months worth of book reviews to catch up on. Here's a start. Castle Waiting by Linda Medley (Fantagraphics, June 2006) I feel like this book and I have been giving each other the eye for over a year -- we had the feeling tha