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February 3, 2012
State-Sponsored Censorship and the ‘Librotraficante’ Caravan
There has been increasing media attention given to Arizona’s decision to remove Mexican American Studies from the public school curriculum. ...
10 iPad Covers That Aren’t “Boring As Hell”
Inspired by the related post Kindle Fire Covers That Aren’t “Boring As Hell” we decided to spotlight some of our ...
Flowchart Friday: Should you be reading?
It’s Friday. And sometimes, at the end of a long week, there’s still a lot of stuff to do, but ...
How to Be Embarrassed: Brief Encounters with Jonathan Franzen
Morgan Macgregor is a reader living in Los Angeles. She blogs at Reading in LA and is working on her first novel. ...
CRITICAL LINKING: February 3, 2012
“The New York Times sold about 43,000 paid subscriptions to its Web site in the third quarter, which is down ...
February 2, 2012
Review GPA: HOPE: A TRAGEDY by Shalom Auslander
Hope: A Tragedy by Shalom Auslander Publication Date: January 12, 2012 Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Riverhead Books Publisher’s Synopsis: The rural ...
Name That Author! Episode 13
We start by giving you one clue, then one additional clue per hour through the afternoon. The first person to ...
GENRE KRYPTONITE: Girls in Crumbling Estates
Blame it on Pippi. Early exposure to the pigtailed Longstocking and her fabulously ramshackle Villa Villakulla hooked me on stories ...
Children’s Valentine’s Books, Sparkly and Saccharine to Sweet
What’s going on now for children at the bookstore? Pink. Pink. And more pink. Take Victoria Kann’s best selling oeuvre: ...
What Would You Pick for a Community Read?
Last night over dinner in a neighboring town, the boyfriend and I were sitting near a table of older ladies ...
Matching Up? Book Quotes and Their Movie Counterparts
Plot-wise, it’s easy to tell when a movie deviates from the book on which it’s based. But is it as ...
CRITICAL LINKING: February 2, 2012
“I tend to take this latest development as a kind of eager confirmation that they are still apparently dependent on ...
February 1, 2012
Young Adult Literature
Crossover Appeal #13
YA Books for Adult Lit Readers Black Juice by Margo Lanagan Margo Lanagan’s fiction is a beautiful and strange experience ...
Our Reading Lives
A Bookish Compatibility Test
Recently, Book Rioteer Rebecca posted some useful tips on how to join bookshelves when you move in with a significant ...
Oscar Watch: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
Just like all the rest of you, I am a book lover. But beyond the books, I am a story ...