On the Shelf
Scary Children Reading, and Other News
December 6, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Even terrifying people love books.
“A bedbug had crawled out of a copy of True Blood while she was reading it.” When library books get bedbugs.
“It is awful to think I’ll probably be regarded as some sort of authority on Brazil the rest of my life.” Benjamin Moser on Elizabeth Bishop and her adopted homeland.
Might selling used books become illegal?
“Al and the TAs are like reality-show TV contestants: regular people who suddenly have a huge audience.” Elliott Holt takes an online literature course.