Welcome to the blog for The Company of Books, also called TCB, which was shorthand For Elvis Presley’s motto “Taking Care of Business”. We intend to post new material occasionally but not on a fixed schedule. The principal author will be Don Alexander, President of TCB, but there could be guest authors as well. We’ll see how it goes. Blog entries may touch on books, of course, and other bookstore matters, or the Alexandria area.
Today is the 78th anniversary of D-Day, the largest land invasion by any armed force in history. I have recently finished the third volume of Rick Atkinson’s Liberation trilogy, The…
Tsundoku, a Japanese word that gained some circulation in the Western world last year, has been translated as “buying reading material and piling it up”, that is, not reading it….