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December 22, 2013
Critical Linking: December 22, 2013
William Powell was 19 when he wrote one of the iconic terrorist handbooks of the 20th Century, The Anarchist Cookbook. Now, ...
December 21, 2013
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: December 16-20, 2013
Let’s take a look back at the most popular posts from the week that was…. From Movie Poster for ...
Critical Linking: December 21, 2013
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Christmas tree is a little terrifying. ____________________ Potterphiles, rejoice: J.K. Rowling is working on a play about Harry Potter, ...
December 20, 2013
Inbox/Outbox: December 20, 2013
It’s been an eclectic week–poker, nuclear war, elevators, magical rabbis, and mountain-climbing rich people–so bear with me. Inbox (Books Acquired) ...
10 Shakespeare Quotes For New Year’s Eve
We've got some Shakespeare quotes to help you party like it's 1999. Or, you know, stay home and watch Breaking Bad on Netflix.
Save Your Gift Cards: A Guide to Early 2014
Santa hasn’t squeezed his fat ass down my chimney yet, but some kind friends have already blessed me with bookish ...
At the King’s Table: Royal Dining Through the Ages
At the King’s Table: Royal Dining Through the Ages by Susanne Groom is what to read while wiping the remains ...
The List List
The List List #87
This week’s installment of The List List is sponsored by Random House Audio. Visit TryAudiobooks.com to get recommendations and download a free ...
Critical Linking: December 20th, 2013
Wordbase isn’t another Scrabble knockoff — it’s a tactical game that requires the strategic prowess of chess or checkers, along with ...
December 19, 2013
Books for Sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder
This is the time of year when I won’t be found without a pit crew of a full spectrum lightbox, ...
Of Biographies and Bob Dylan
“biography”: the story of a real person’s life written by someone other than that person I’ve been thinking a lot ...
Book Fetish: Volume XCVI
Literary Christmas Tree Cards: Procrastinating on sending your holiday greetings? Waiting for just the right card? These awesome 12 Days ...
Read This, Then That: Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang
After New York Comic Con this year, the folks over at First Second found themselves with an awesome reason to celebrate. Their ...
Convince Me to Read: LONGBOURN
I’m incredibly hesitant about reading brand new books. I get nervous about investing my time in titles that are so ...
The Library Designed Like a Bookstore
When the city of Almere, The Netherlands commissioned Concrete Architectural Associates to design their new public library, they asked for ...