Rich Writers, Niche Bookstores, Darwin


On the Shelf

  • Check out the handmade books of Berlin-based Palefroi.
  • Maria Papova presents the literary jukebox, in which quotes are matched to thematic songs.
  • Forbes lists the highest-grossing authors.
  • A salute to niche bookstores of the world.
  • The fate of dead books: a history of pulping.
  • Prior to proposing to Emma Wedgwood, Charles Darwin did a cost-benefit analysis of marriage, with one of the deficits listed as “less money for books.”
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