Gabrielle Zevin on the interesting side benefit of reading novels - Chatelaine A.J. Fikry always ran Island Books, and he was a ... A certain novel might mean a summer vacation with ... that he goes from non-reader to ... 04/16/2014 - 5:22 am | View Link
2014 EISNER AWARDS: From Aydin to Yang, nominees size up this ... - Washington Post Last summer, writers Rep. ... “Boxers” — were published by First Second Books. ... Art, edited by John A. Lent The Superhero Reader, edited ... 04/15/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
Review and giveway: "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell - Examiner.com Rindell, one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of ... renewed interest in one of last summer's most ... and as the novel progresses the reader ... 04/15/2014 - 11:41 am | View Link
Perseverance pays off for author, illustrator of children’s books - North Brunswick Sentinel “Every summer I had to go to school, so I went ... books she has written are people she has met throughout her life. “I have been a slow ... 04/15/2014 - 11:09 am | View Link
A death in the blog family - Chicago Tribune My grandmother had a shelf of books like this, and it was the highlight of my summer visits to ... life. She was a voracious reader, embracing 04/15/2014 - 7:43 am | View Link
Komando: Summer good time to switch to e-books Say goodbye to shelves of dusty old books! Thanks to e-readers like Amazon's Kindle, Barnes and Noble's Nook and Sony's Reader, e-books are taking off. You're not limited to a few titles. You can download the latest best-sellers. And, you'll find thousands ... 04/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Summer books: Reader recommendations My ambitions are high this summer. On my list: “Matterhorn,” by Karl Marlantes (a novel of the Vietnam War), and “Great North Road,” by P.F. Hamilton (sci-fi and mystery all rolled into one). Looking forward to the summer reading guide. Maria ... 05/30/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Summer books: The Voracious Reader What: This children's bookstore just launched a partnership with Kobo, which means you can order e-books for various devices while still supporting this small, independent retailer. Three years ago, Lucidon opened an adjacent tea shop, A Proper Cup ... 05/23/2013 - 5:27 pm | View Link
Voracious reader Bill Gates shares his favorite books of the summer Want to get inside the mind of one of the world’s richest men? Just take a look at his bookshelf. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shared his summer reading list, displaying a wide variety of non-fiction titles that cover everything from life in urban ... 07/6/2012 - 10:31 am | View Link
NPR Books of Summer Also on offer are last year’s summer books, and other series for the voracious reader: 100 Best Books, My Guilty Pleasure, You Must Read This, Three Books and Risky Reads. Great listening and great reading–a two-fer from NPR. You can also get the ... 07/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Banned Books Week | Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept ... Throughout Banned Books Week, we will feature Banned Books Week Heroes—outstanding individuals who defended their freedom to read. Today’s featured Heroes are the ... 04/23/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Website
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Summer Learning Association Special Announcements: Read the latest report on how NSLA's Teaching Fellows used Connected Learning in the summer. Save the date for Summer Learning Day 2014 on ... 04/23/2014 - 5:57 pm | View Website
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Read, Kiddo Find great books for your children or the children you teach. The #1 bestselling author James Pattersons site guides you through titles, reviews, and exclusive ... 04/23/2014 - 8:46 am | View Website
Yesterday was April 23, the generally accepted birthday of William Shakespeare, who is again in the news. Just a few days ago, two rare-book dealers, George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler, announced that they had found a copy of John Baret’s “Alvearie” — a 1580 dictionary — actually used and scribbled in by English literature’s greatest writer.
If doomed to repeat one’s life over and over again during the 1940s, who wouldn’t try to kill Hitler? Yet not interfering with history is one of the cardinal rules of the Cronus Club, a select group of people known as the kalachakra , who loop through time in “ The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August ,” by Claire North (Redhook, $25).
Edward Hirsch’s “A Poet’s Glossary” is an instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student. This exhaustive resource surveys the landscape of poetry — its forms, devices and schools — and traces the development of the art form through the centuries and around the world.