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Ashley Holstrom

Ashley Holstrom helps make books at Sourcebooks. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color. Newsletter: Crooked Reads. Twitter: @alholstrom.

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When the Universe Gives You the Book You Need

When the universe drops the book you need into your hands.

100 Must-Read Musician Memoirs and Biographies

Excellent memoirs and biographies of musicians from every genre of music!

A Bookish Gilmore Girls BINGO Card

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15 excellent bookish Instagram accounts to follow!

A Ranking of Chicago’s Used Bookstores

You're going to want to keep this ranking of used bookstores handy for your next Chicago trip!

Repurposing Old Books: Options!

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Why We Need Young Memoirists

In defense of young people writing memoirs.

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