Favorite Search Terms:
- attractiveness for a book: I’m looking for a perfectly bound man with a leather spine. If you have gold paned edges and words that are in perfect Georgia font, I’d like to take you to dinner in my purse to mingle with my tissues, receipts and empty lipstick containers. That Southern accented font gets me every time. If your blurb reads “couldn’t put me down,” call me – 1800bokdate.
- poems for funny stories in relation to blood borne pathogens: The best thing I could find on google for this was a “Bloodborne Pathogens Rap,” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hti4LBGaBXQ (Someone’s science teacher is awesome).
- books on hovercrafts: With those eyes, aliens probably need large print.
- short stories about glaciers: I’m not sure about short stories, but check out Glaciers by Alexis Smith, and Shiver by Nikki Gemmell.
- Deborah Clearman talks about Workshops in Women Prisons @ Ploughshares
- Vintage Children’s Classic has a New Video @ Vintage
- Giles Harvey Talks Literary Taste @ New Yorker
- Hemingway Writes Home @ Letters of Note
- How a Book is Born @ WeldonOwen
- Postcard 2 by Franz Wright @ Poetry Foundation
- 12 Super Story Collections @ Book Page
- Do E-Books Push Writer Productivity @ Christian Science Monit0r
- Would you Attend a Fifty Shades of Grey Sex Workshop? @ Huff Post
- Stories in Your Pocket: How to Write Flash Fiction @ The Guardian
- Seattle Public Library Hides 1000 Books for their Annual Summer Reading Program @ Boing Boing
- The Dystopian’s Guide to Positive Thinking @ For Books’ Sake
- Interview with Peter Carey @ Goodreads
Julia Child Centennial Poster @ Book Seller Center
- In Honor of Zombie Awareness Month @ Harper Perennial
- Could the Internet Save Book Reviews @ The Atlantic
- Literary Death Match This Week
- In Defense of NY Public Library @ The New York Review of Books
- David Sedaris All Truth in Memoir @ Washington Post
Silly Photos of Serious Writers @ Flavorwire
- How to Plot Your Book the Hard Way @ Meg Rosoff
- Unusual Reads about Mommy’s @ Everyday E-book
- Book Claims Zodiac Killer is Still Kickin’ at 91 @ LA Times
- State of the Bible @ NY Daily News
- Hipser Book Quotes @ Tumblr
- Man Freed on Bond but Must Write Book Reports (BEST JUDGE EVER) @ Fox News (I wouldn’t trust a damn thing Fox News says but, I thought this article was interesting.
- Field Notes of Grief (Self-Published) @ WV Public Broadcasting
- Printed Books Existed Nearly 600 Years Before Gutenberg’s Bible @ io9
- Book Fetish @ Book Riot
- 65 Read-Aloud Books for Boys @ 4 Tunate
- Narrative X-Ray @ Matthew Epler
- Map of Dickens’ London @ The Dickens’ Page
- 40 Books that Every Artist Should Own: Part 1 @ The Artinfo Bookshelf