Author Archives: Nelsdar

Question of the Week: Have You Secretly Enjoyed a “Kids” Book?

The Wall Street Journal and Publisher’s Weekly have both recently highlighted a trend of adults reading books marketed to middle school aged children.  As the WSJ article mentions: Some children’s-book authors are deliberately shaping their books for adults. Mr. Kinney, author of the mega best-selling series, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” said he first envisioned […]

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RIP Nelson Mandela, 1918 – 2013

An amazing long life well-lived will inspire coverage from multiple angles. A “Nelson Mandela” general keyword search in Sno-Isle’s catalog brings up 69 entries, including a few additions I made this morning to 3M ebook holdings.  While no politically meaningful career can escape controversy and criticism in life, upon his death Mandela seems to be […]

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