Posts Tagged ‘bookstores’
January 16, 2014 | by Dan Piepenbring
- Great news: we’re living in the most peaceful era* in human history!
- “To hell with Gatsby’s green light!” Why we should stop teaching novels to high school students.
- Shelley Jackson is, “weather permitting,” inscribing a story entirely in snow.
- One way to save a failing bookshop: beg people on Facebook to come spend money there.
- Forget Paris. Nantes, a city “situated in the estuary of the Loire,” is where it’s at.
*persistent, intractable religious hostilities notwithstanding
June 11, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
In Japan, arranging bookstore displays is an art form.
April 26, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
If you have twenty minutes free, watch this short film. The Last Bookshop, which was shot in bookstores around London and Kent, takes place in a dystopian future world without books, and makes an engaging case for the joys of print. By Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer.
April 24, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
“Standing there, staring at the long shelves crammed with books, I felt myself relax and was suddenly at peace.” —Helene Hanff, Q’s Legacy
April 11, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
March 19, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
- Can there ever be too many albums-as-books? In a word: no.
- As long as we’re grappling with the Big Questions: Is this the worst book cover in the world? (No.)
- Not one but two bookstores saved by loyal communities! (Via Shelf Awareness.)
- Books about libraries: the perfect storm for bibliophiles.
- This guy, in particular, might enjoy them, since he’s banned from “all the libraries on the face of the Earth.”