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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. Blog: Crooked Prose. Twitter: @alholstrom.

Literary Tourism: Murals of Adorable Oak Park, IL

Take a tour around the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, and check out the incredible literary murals throughout town.

A Trichy Pull-List: Best Books on Compulsive Hair-Pulling

Books about trichotillomania to read for Mental Health Awareness Month.

Jim Dale Returns to Magical Narration with Grimm’s Fairy Tales

I know, deep in our audiobook-loving hearts, there can only be one Harry Potter narrator. For some, it’s Jim Dale. Others, ...

What Happens When You Name Your Cat After Hemingway

When you’re a book nerd, you do things like get a cat and name him after your favorite literary icon. ...

My Not-So-Accidental Month of Feminist Reading

A list of excellent feminist books by women one Rioter read for Women's History Month

The Everlasting Magic of English Teachers

This is a guest post from Ashley Holstrom. Ashley is a newspaper lady, book fiend, nap queen, and cat lady. ...

The Serendipity of Finding Inscriptions in Used Books

This is a guest post from Ashley Holstrom. Ashley is a newspaper lady, book fiend, nap queen, and cat lady. ...