First up, here’s a wonderful infographic about 21 emotions for which there are no English words.
Top 10 U.S. cities for book lovers.
Oh, to be rich…Swann Galleries will be auctioning some delicious literary pieces, including a signed first edition of Where the Wild Things Are, and an 1895 drawing by Beatrix Potter. Pout.
Here’s an interesting take from The Kenyon Review on the real purpose of book reviews.
So many wonderful books, so little time…a preview of 2013.
The WSJ comforts those of us who love what my friend Catherine fondly refers to as “dead tree books.” I must admit that I’m fond of my Nook when trying to read over my baby’s head, but nothing compares to a dead tree book.
For myriad reasons, I strongly dislike Katie Roiphe. But even I found myself nodding when I read her guide to writing memoir. Horrible personal writing is a huge pet peeve of mine.