HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Browsers’ Reborn: Revival of a bookstore

Written April 20th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

From the outside, Browsers’ Bookstore at 1425 S.E. Pacific Blvd. looks about the same. But step inside and you will be astonished at how the place has changed.


Every street should have one

Written February 14th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

There is much to like and even admire about this little roadside attraction, from the idea itself down to the workmanship in carrying it out.


Time for a fascinating book

Written December 4th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

With riots and race-baiting going on around the country, the news is more depressing than usual, so how about settling down with book?


Let’s talk about books

Written January 2nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Please join me for a couple of minutes talking about books. Here are three items that have been on my shelves for a while. One is a history of Europe that refreshed what I had read about the origins of World War I, which started in August 100 years ago.


What to read

Written June 23rd, 2013 by

The advice on this reader board is sound, even if you’re not a Clover Ridge pupil out for the summer and wondering what to do with your time. (Never mind that “every day” should be two words. It’s the thought that counts.) The usual question is “What? What should I read?” And the answer is […]

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Book report: Try Ian Rankin’s crime novels

Written January 28th, 2013 by

Here’s a recommendation for readers of detective fiction: The John Rebus novels by Ian Rankin take you into the Lothian and Borders Police, which covers Edinburgh and environs. Read them before it’s too late. Lothian and Borders Police will become part of the new Police Service of Scotland on April 1.


 
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