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Introducing the AbeBooks’ Tumblr: Bookorithms

We urge fans of AbeBooks, and books in general, to take a look at the AbeBooks’ Tumblr – Bookorithms. It is devoted to beautiful, notable and rare books. Bookorithms is a very visual journey through our sort of books – famous first editions, memorable dust jackets, beautiful bindings, eye-catching illustration and obscure but interesting books […]

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Hark! a Great Gift – Kate Beaton’s “Hark! A Vagrant” Book Now Available

Kate Beaton’s Hark! a Vagrant web comic is now available in a book. It’s hard to imagine anything more wonderful.

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The Frye Festival Celebrates Northrop’s 100th

This year’s Frye Festival, located in Moncton, New Brunswick and taking place April 23rd – 29th, 2012, celbrates the 100th birthday of literary critic and theorist Northrop Frye with an array of fun and bookish events.

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J.D. Salinger – Fighting for Privacy Even After Death

JD Salinger died two years ago. To date, no new writing has been revealed or released. The literary world seems frustrated, but do we have any right to be?

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Blog of Vintage Space Flight Books

Apparently, I am not alone in my adoration of beautiful, vintage space books – the Dreams of Space blog confirms.

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Charles Bukowski’s Letter – Terms for Poetry Reading

Letter from Charles Bukowski, outlining his terms to give a poetry reading.

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AbeBooks’ Most Expensive Sales of 2011

AbeBooks’ Most Expensive Sales of 2011 included an eclectic, varied list of treasures from every genre imaginable.

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Literary Feasts: Recipes from the Classics of Literature

Literary Feasts: Recipes from the Classics of Literature by Barbara Scrafford discusses delicious food scenes from famous books, and provides accompanying recipes. Reading and cooking!

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Stuck Up! A Book About Objects Found Inside People

Stuck Up! is a delightful compendium of all the objects, ranging from the banal to the funny to the downright upsetting, that people have gotten stuck inside themselves.

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The 20 Worst Life Magazine Covers of All Time

Life Magazine’s 20 Worst Covers of All Time.

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