Whalesong editor Randi Spray received a plaque of appreciation from Chancellor John Pugh at the annual Chancellor's Holiday Reception on Dec. 14. Spray...
Yes, that's right people - it's Booker season. As in the Man Booker Prize for those of you who don't follow books like you follow Twitter. It's a literary award.
"The Lives of Others" by Neel Mukherjee is exactly what I'd expect from a Man Booker Prize shortlistee. It's deep, it's complicated and it's rather exuberant with the commas.
A tough choice is before you. You want to have an opinion on the Man Booker Prize nominees (your own opinion, not mine) but you don't want to read all six books in the next five weeks.
...Best News Photo (Vigil); and Best Scenic Photo (Taku Winds).Reporter Melissa Griffiths and page designer Randi Spray won first place for Best Graphic for their infographic that accompanied the article, "In burger prices, Juneau tops...
I was one of those people who said they'd never get an ereader. It was like blasphemy to me. Books were the physical things you held in your hands. You turned the pages, you hefted their weight, you sniffed their used-book/new-book smell.
At various points during my recent trip to Yosemite, my dad would turn to me and ask, "Is that book big enough?" Every time, I answered, "Yes.
They were not told where they were going. They were not allowed to talk about their jobs. They watched gauges and added numbers without knowing what they meant. They were recruited to spy on one another. Their lives were in code: X-10, K-25, Y-12.
...26, which should be enough time for those of you who did not dedicate your Fourth of July weekend to catch up.? Randi Spray is a copyeditor and page designer for the Juneau Empire.
For years, I thought I was a sci-fi girl. As a reader, it's important to establish your genre.
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