Sauk Valley's premier bookstore/coffeehouse features fiction, non-fiction, children's & local interest books.
Open 7 days/week, we also have fine coffees & pastries, wooden puzzles, children's art supplies & other toys, handmade fair trade goods plus priceless conversation. Special orders welcomed.
Featured Post, or Blast from the Past
Where's Waldo? Too
We are gearing up for our second annual Where's Waldo? challenge . Twenty-five (25) businesses throughout Dixon , mostly in Downtown ...
28 July 2012
See Poetry in Everything
But, where is the poetry? That's been romanticized, too. e.e. cummings showed that mere letters and numbers could be as poetic as Victorian words, yet here we are interrupting a marketer's dream of streamlined letters and numbers with a nightmare of words, as suggested by the Wall Street Journal's John Paul Newport with a little help from former US Poet Laureate and "stand-up poet"(1) Billy Collins for, of all things, golf balls.
(1) As ascribed by Chicago writer Rick Kogan
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