Mental Floss

At the Libraries: Rowling Breaks Records

Miss Kathleen
facebooktwitterreddit

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

The Casual Vacancy may not be getting the best reviews (ouch, Michiko!), but it did break some records! Including the little known "started reading" bit on Goodreads. I'm sure sales haven't been too bad, either.
*
Have we not seen this before? Even if so, I am always up for a good Dr. Seuss / Star Wars mash-up!
*
I wish I had a million-dollar pitch, too! Well done, Lena Dunham.
*
Ever wonder what those Hogwarts textbooks looked like? Me too! Here's one designer's idea.
*
It's that great time of year, Banned Books Week, when we celebrate the freedom to read Fifty Shades of Grey or whatever else you like! Here are some famous writers' words on that scourge of humanity, censorship. Booooooo censorship!
*

facebooktwitterreddit