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December 2, 2011
CRITICAL LINKING: December 2, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “The reason Trilling matters now has less to do ...
December 1, 2011
Name That Author!: Episode 5
Welcome to Name That Author!, a Name That Tune-style author-guessing game. We start by giving you one clue, then one additional ...
Be the Reading Babysitter
As holiday schedules kick into high gear, so do the babysitting requests. When you get the call from a friend ...
November in Reviews: 11/22/63, The Prague Cemetery, Micro: A Novel
To build on our REVIEW GPA feature, which amalgamates reviews from mainstream press outlets, this end-of-the-month “IN REVIEWS” feature compares ...
If You Like Watching X, You Should Read Y
One of the best things about catching up with friends and family over the holidays is getting to dish over ...
On the Importance of Reading Rituals
I love packing my bags for Thanksgiving. No really. I do. Not because I take some perverse pleasure from a ...
CRITICAL LINKING: December 1, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “And, finally, alongside the cap and gloves, whoever it ...
November 30, 2011
Young Adult Literature
Crossover Appeal #5
Crossover Appeal is a weekly feature that challenges the idea that you have to choose a side between YA and adult ...
Book Fetish: Volume IX
Bookish things for those with a fetish for books. See previous entries here. 1. French Novel Ornaments: The holiday season is ...
Young Adult Literature
Retro KidLit Throwdown: School Daze Edition
Do they still have book orders at elementary schools? I hope so. I guess the internet has extinguished the need ...
When Used Books Attack: Banana Edition
At RiverRun Bookstore, we carry used books as well as new. People drop off boxes of their books, and we ...
RIOT RECOMMENDATION: Airplane Reading?
CRITICAL LINKING: November 30, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “It wouldn’t have hurt Zelda to be a little ...
November 29, 2011
Our Reading Lives
What’s Your Reading Profile?
It’s that time when folks start to list, chart, graph, rank, and otherwise organize the books they’ve read this year. ...
Beat the Algorithm: READY PLAYER ONE Edition, The Winner Is…
A few weeks back, Jenn took on Amazon’s algorithm to recommend a book for Erin, whose last great read was Ready Player ...