The most popular posts from the week that was…
The Breakfast Club
The library as prison. Almost the whole movie takes place in this fairly non-descript suburban high school library. But man, those tables and that lighting are universal. (Side question: isn’t that modern-art sculpture in the center really strange? What public high school library has a budget for that?)
from 16 Great Library Scenes in Film by Jeff O’Neal
Everything tastes better in a banned books mug.
from The Best Coffee Mugs for Book Lovers by Rebecca Joines-Schinsky
Whorecrux tee: I never thought I needed a Harry Potter inspired shirt until now.
from Book Fetish LXII by Brenna
I could think of a list of books that would be funnier to put under a sleeping infant; I bet you can too…
from Bookish Babies are the Best Babies by Wallace Yovetich
Every year, I find there’s a book, usually from a small press, that I cannot stop raving about. For example, one year it was Zazen by Vanessa Veselka – I would NOT shut up about that book. Well, it’s only the second week of January and I’ve already found my stunner for 2013: The Alligators of Abraham by Robert Kloss. This book is a crazy fever dream imagining of the Civil War – it is unlike anything I’ve ever read. I’m absolutely rabid about it – I will be shaking this in my teeth for a long, long time. It’s the skull fucking you didn’t realize you needed.
from The Well-Redheads’ 2013 Forecast by Liberty Hardy