Sylvia Plath, Robot Librarians, and Lickable Wallpaper


On the Shelf

  • How to write a best seller?
  • “If you are like me, you must always have something to read in the bathroom. Anything will do.”
  • Meet identical-twin writers.
  • Amazon to reissue James Bond.
  • “Is it taboo to write about baking and Sylvia Plath?” Paper and Salt proves that whatever else, the results can be delicious.
  • In a Roald Dahl image come to life, meet the world’s first lickable wallpaper.
  • Building a library of jokes, hoaxes, and literary frauds.
  • Libraries jump through hoops (and hire book robots) to stay alive.
  • Dwight MacDonald and the art of the essay.