On the Shelf
Horsemaning, Mars, and a Tiny Book
April 19, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Descendants of Charles Dickens and J.R.R. Tolkien team up on a series of audio fantasy books aimed at young readers. The books, by (J.R.R.’s grandson) Michael Tolkien, will be recorded by Dickens’s great-great grandson, Gerald.
A miniature book of fairy tales created for Queen Mary’s dollhouse in 1922 will be reproduced, human-scale.
Help a D.C. school fill its library.
Tracy K. Smith, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, discusses her book Life on Mars.
Typeface obsessive? These temporary tattoos are for you.
Brontë sisters action figures. (Via NYDN)
The Enid Blyton diet.
If you google about the author, Thomas Friedman’s bio appears. Here’s why.
Planking is so last year. Meet the revival of horsemaning.