On the Shelf
A Book Vending Machine, and Other News
June 14, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
A California library introduces a children’s book vending machine!
The perfect number of children for literary success: a slideshow.
As dirt goes, this seems pretty tame, but: it seems Avril Danica Haines, nominated as CIA number two, used to read Anne Rice (or should we say, A. N. Roquelaure?) aloud at her bookstore’s erotica night.
“Grammar cops are rarely good writers. Imagination always disobeys.” Sherman Alexie starts a Tweet storm.
We have mentioned Japan’s book towers, or tawaa tsumi, before. But I think we can agree that we all need to see more. (Even if the trend has been exaggerated.)