Christmas “snugness”

In his book  Feeling Like a Kid: Childhood and Children's Literature, Jerry Griswold explores five sensations particularly important in childhood. In the excerpt below, he examines “snugness” and its particular association with Christmas.   “Cozy Time” Turning from space to time, we can note that there are certain occasions especially apt for an evocation of…

Moving the JHUP book archive (AKA Project Silverfish)

By Davida G. Breier BACKGROUND I became the fulfillment operations manager for Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS) in January 2010. My job description included several tangential tasks, including ordering archive copies of recently released titles and the laissez-faire management of the off-site JHUP archive. For many years HFS had its own distribution warehouse, but in 2001…