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Paperback Throwback: Favorite Comfort Books

There’s something about a paperback book, that fading feel of a flexible, tangible book, of buying one used and finding weird notes scribbled in the margins, the musty smell after it sat in a garage, or an old bookstore, There’s something about the fact that we will keep certain books around despite them having water … READ MORE

7 Books That Inspired Popular Documentaries

Not many national commemorative months get our attention here at Independent Lens. National Raisin Bread Month ended a few days ago, and no one here so much as gave a toast! Along with National Prune Breakfast Month in January, but we’ll be too hard-pressed to plumb that deeply for meaning. On the other hand, December … READ MORE