An amusing web page that shows many examples of a single painting being used on a variety of different book covers. (Thanks Ryan!)
On McSweeney’s, Ernest Hemingway blogs about the top teams in college basketball.
From the NY Times blog Paper Cuts: the Seven Deadly Words of Book Reviewing. Funny because it’s true. I struggle when writing about books I’ve read, and I fear that I sound like the examples given on this post far too often.
A great bookcase/book storage roundup on Design*Sponge.
Gorgeous new editions of children’s classic novels, from Puffin UK. (Via the Book Design Review Blog)
A church that was remodeled into a gorgeous bookshop seemingly “made in heaven.” (Thanks again Ryan!)
A librarian’s visit to DOK, an amazing library concept center in Holland. (Thanks Elisa!)
Yesterday at Barnes and Noble I got curious about what newsstands do with magazines that don’t sell. I was pretty sure that they don’t pay for copies that don’t sell, but I didn’t know how the process worked. I googled it, and found an informative post that’s quite interesting. The ultimate lesson? Subscribe to your favorite magazines if you want them to survive.
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