Jun 8, 2019— I met poet and independent bookstore owner John Evans over 20 years ago. Here, he paraphrases Louis Patlers response to a womans question about the place of independent bookstores in the culture. “This may sound strange to you, but I think a bookstore’s main function is to provide an aesthetic presence in its neighborhood.” Evans writes, “I understand that completely.” In this short essay he unpacks what he means. (184 reads)
Take ActionWhat are the small things that really nourish us? Perhaps we can watch to see what our hearts notice.