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Cool Bookish Places: Sticky Institute, Melbourne

Melbourne has no shortage of quirky literary spaces, from a fantasy-themed cocktail bar to a comic studio/gallery/shop. Melburnians are proud ...

Getting Whitmanian: Walt Whitman At The New York Public Library

Walt Whitman would have turned 200 this year. It’s a pretty big deal for writers and poets everywhere. Whitman’s style ...

Maker of Middle-earth J.R.R. Tolkien Comes to the Morgan

Tolkien’s life and work are on display at The Morgan Library & Museum. In case you can't make it, here are facts one visitor learned about the LOTR author.

Cool Bookish Places: Squishface Comic Studio, Melbourne

Take a virtual tour of one of Melbourne's cool bookish places, Squishface Comic Studio, where patrons can explore comics and interact with creators.

Check Out Bright Hill Press and Literary Center

Take a road trip up into the hills of central New York State, and you’ll find literature in those hills. ...

Round Table Books Is A New Inclusive Bookshop in London

A few months ago I wrote an article on Knights Of, a publishing company that started pop-up inclusive bookshop in ...

The Hallowed Walls of The American Writers Museum

Early in February I finally got to go the American Writers Museum here in Chicago. I saw that Ross Gay ...

Kew & Willow Books: Independently Satisfying All Your Bookish Desires

We're highlighting Kew & Willow Books, working to revitalize the bookstore drought in the lively literary community that is Queens, NY.

10 Things You Need to Know About the Ancient Library of Alexandria

No other institution illustrates the spirit of Hellenism better than the ancient library of Alexandria, Egypt. Here are some facts about the library.

How to Visit Platform Nine And Three Quarters

When you read a lot of children’s books, and then accidentally on purpose study it at University, you develop a ...

Cool Bookish Places: Librairie La Page Bookshop in London

There are many unique and interesting bookshops in London but I’ve never come across one before that caters specifically to one ...

Pop-Up Inclusive Children’s Bookshop Asks You #ReadTheOnePercent

#ReadTheOnePercent was started by the Knights Of Bookshop in Brixton, London. The bookshop's aim is to sell inclusive books to children and teens.

Cool Bookish Places: Judd Books in Bloomsbury, London

I was waiting for a train recently and had some time to kill when I stumbled upon a gem of ...

The Ghostly Residents of the Famed Literary Hotel Chelsea

The Chelsea Hotel, currently closed for renovations, sits at 222 West 23rd Street between Seventh and Eight Avenues. It is ...

Frankenstein Is Alive! At The Morgan Library

It’s alive! That famous exclamation by Dr. Frankenstein rang out in the 1931 version of the movie Frankenstein. Before the ...