Posts Tagged ‘Harry Potter’
March 11, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
January 29, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
If you’re not Pride and Prejudiced out, here’s a playlist. (We think it should end with “Chapel of Love,” but that’s a matter of opinion.)
Barnes & Noble will be downsizing, closing twenty stores a year for the next ten years. (Did you know they had that many stores?)
In related news, the Globe and Mail is, depressingly, slashing its books section. That’s right: “Slashing.”
At least the word puberty is no longer censored! Judy Blume on the bad times.
It would seem that Harry Potter, like the Bible, can be used to support any argument.
August 30, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Ten books that will never be Penguin classics (except in this mock-up).
The John Updike Society has purchased the author’s childhood home, with an eye to creating a museum.
Politicians’ favorite books.
A new candidate for Shakespeare’s mysterious “dark lady” has emerged: a prostitute called “Lucy Negro,” an “arrant whore and a bawde” who worked in Clerkenwell.
A dress made of Harry Potter. Naturally.
August 2, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
A list of some of Gore Vidal’s best bons mots.
J. K. Rowling will have a cameo in the official new Harry Potter book club.
The Beinecke has acquired a wealth of Ezra Pound manuscripts.
The economics of freelancing.
(It's easier if you live in one of these writer-friendly cities!)
July 31, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Match your bikini to your beach read.
A slide show of situationist artist Robert Montgomery’s London street poetry.
The New Yorker runs unpublished fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
A visit to Deep Valley.
A redditor posts every Harry Potter illustration in a single image.
“To have undertaken the thankless task of listing all the books I can recall ever reading gives me extreme pleasure and satisfaction. I know of no author who has been mad enough to attempt this. Perhaps my list will give rise to more confusion—but its purpose is not that. Those who know how to read a man know how to read his books.” Henry Miller on his favorite books.
May 23, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
The lit-flick streak continues! The Palme d’Or is likely to go to one of several adaptations.
As Harry Potter mania fades, hundreds of pet owls are being abandoned across England.
How to open a new book.
Quiche Lorraine, the comic.
Need inspiration? Dial-a-poem!
Andrew Ladd decodes Blurbese for the nonreviewer.
When less is more: minimalist covers.
Cineastes! Help save an endangered film before it’s too late!
William Hazlitt, "On the Pleasure of Hating."
Bad for owls