We are told that making money and consuming things is what we do. Is this the same as making a living and eating with friends?
John Evans

Make a Living, Make a Life

Make a Living, Make a Life

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. (2487 reads)

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