Bibliotherapist–The Guardian reported recently that some doctors in England are set to begin prescribing books instead of drugs for their patients with mild-to-moderate mental health concerns, so why not have someone whose job it is to prescribe books for whatever ails you, be it physical or existential?
-from 5 Bookish Jobs That Would Make Readers’ Lives Better by Rebecca Joines-Schinsky
3. Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand — I shall pursue my individual happiness, as is the only true and moral purpose in life, by never reading this book.
-from 10 Best Books I’ve Never Read by Greg Zimmerman
This awesome array of giant book spines covers the exterior walls of the parking garage.
-from America’s Most Beautiful Public Library by Rebecca Joines-Schinsky
Barnes & Noble is having the bookstore equivalent of a midlife crisis. They are a cliché middle-aged man who has died his hair blonde (the Nook), bought a sports car (the toys), and started having an affair with a woman half his age (um…coffee, I guess? This metaphor’s collapsed. Let’s not speak of it again.).
-from Barnes & Nobel’s Midlife Crisis by Peter Damien