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Shelf Life: Evan Tatro

25-year-old Evan Tatro believes in a quote said by comic book legend Stan Lee… For Evan, his first comic books came courtesy of his family’s trips to the grocery store. “My mom would sometimes go to the grocery store and come back with one or two issues. “I remember they tended not to have complete stories…

Shelf Life: Amy Larsen

For 25-year-old Amy Larsen of Airdrie, collecting books is just something she’s always done. “I’ve been reading for a really long time, longer than I can remember, and with that came collecting.” “My shelfs are organized alphabetically by authors last name. “Then I go further by organizing them by ‘Read’ and ‘Non-read’ categories. “Unfortunately, there…

Shelf Life: Alisha Lester-Vanderheide

Alisha Lester-Vanderheide, a 19-year-old history major from Calgary, explains her bookshelves gleefully as a “cabinet of curiosities.” “I like when my books look like a giant game of Tetris, it makes the shelves look more visually interesting. “My shelf use to be organized alphabetically by authors last name, but when I started to accumulate more…

Shelf Life

When one thinks of a ‘Shelf Life’ one thinks of the time frame in which a product can be kept until it becomes useless to the consumer. It is then, as Alanis Morissette said in her 1995 pop hit, ‘Ironic,’ that I’m going to use it as the title of my series exploring people bookshelves.…