On the Shelf
Sylvia Plath, Robot Librarians, and Lickable Wallpaper
April 18, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
How to write a best seller?
“If you are like me, you must always have something to read in the bathroom. Anything will do.”
Meet identical-twin writers.
Amazon to reissue James Bond.
“Is it taboo to write about baking and Sylvia Plath?” Paper and Salt proves that whatever else, the results can be delicious.
In a Roald Dahl image come to life, meet the world’s first lickable wallpaper.
Building a library of jokes, hoaxes, and literary frauds.
Libraries jump through hoops (and hire book robots) to stay alive.
Dwight MacDonald and the art of the essay.