Bookish Getaways for Lit Lovers: Critical Linking, December 7, 2016

From a hostel where you can sleep in a bookcase, to an immersive world worthy of a Dickens’ novel, here are some of the best book-inspired vacations.

Let’s go to there.

One of her most recent such acquisitions is an option for writer Lindy West’s feminist memoir, Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman, which she hopes to pursue as a half-hour television show.

A Lindy West TV show from Elizabeth Banks? I’d watch it.

If you’re looking for a book to enjoy over the holidays, here are some of my favorites from this year. They cover an eclectic mix of topics—from tennis to tennis shoes, genomics to great leadership. They’re all very well written, and they all dropped me down a rabbit hole of unexpected insights and pleasures.

Bill Gates’s list of his favorite books of 2016!

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