thekitchenandthecomfychair: ladonnapietra: victoryjobs: I want to invent an Oscar category for Most Triumphant Emergence From Puberty just so I can give it to Matthew Lewis. Seriously. He needs to be on some sort of It Gets Better PSA announcement for 12-year-old boys: “Yeah, you might be short, dorky, and gawky, but look how it’ll turn out when you’re 19 or so! Oh, and it helps if...
A Rep Reading: Bookselling: Not for the... →
arepreading: After a week of visiting my booksellers and the publication of some timely articles addressing current issues in the industry, I have come away with the distinct notion that bookselling is not for the faint-hearted. By their very nature, booksellers are impassioned, courageous entrepreneurs…
Scribner Books: The history of ordinary life &... →
scribnerbooks: Why makes a story history? In Dorothy Wickenden’s new book Nothing Daunted, she tells the real-life adventure story of her grandmother, Dorothy Woodruff, who left the safe confines of New York in 1916 to teach school in the wilds of the American West. As Slate says, “What is… Have had so many people recommend this to me, really want to read it.
Books to Drool Over →
wwnorton: italicsmine: At The Millions, we put together a big Most Anticipated Books post! There are some amazing reads coming out… Thanks to The Millions for this incredible list of books coming out in the second half of 2011, and even a few into 2012. Happy to see some Norton authors here, including: Bonnie Jo Campbell, DBC Pierre, Anne Enright, Michael Lewis, and Lydia Millet.
Great Parties in Literature We Wish We Could Have... →
bookladysblog: Wouldn’t be complete without a Gatsby mention.