Monday, May 21, 2012

Bookmarked

When I happen upon something bookish that I want to share with you, I bookmark it (usually on my phone). They're getting a little out of control. And old. So here we go:

Bryan Burrough of The New York Times, reviewed the new book, iDisorder, in which the author,
 "Larry D. Rosen, a California psychologist, is less concerned with techno-boorishness than with the very real possibility that all these new personal gadgets may be making some of us mentally ill — especially those who are prone to narcissism, for example, or to depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder."





Check out the 450 free audio books, yes FREE, that Open Culture has listed.

Listen to your favorite authors interviewed at Open Books Radio.

Kim Woodbridge over at (Anti) Social Development has listed 4 Sites to Help You Decide What to Read Next

"The City of Light is teeming with quaint literary caf├ęs and bars that boast outstanding wine and cocktail lists." According to Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Newbooks: the magazine for readers and reading groups.

The Academic Face of Young-Adult Lit highlights Christine Seifert, debut author of The Predicteds and college professor of communication at Westminster College.


For the Shakespeare lover, check out Shakespeare's Den for all sorts of gifts.

Burning Through Pages is a non-profit organization based out of Denver, CO dedicated to the advocacy of reading and writing for our city's youth. The working concept of Burning Through Pages is that the literature assigned by public and private schools, while important, contains dated prose and often antiquated ideals. While the classics are classics for a reason, they are not always easily relatable to the current generation reading them. That's where we come in. We are here to introduce new and updated literature to Denver's youth. We buy books, give them away, and take the time to talk about them.

I LOVE this! Dancing in the Library: the Great Bookish Songbook - Vol. 2. "These songs have to fulfill two criteria: they must have some literary connection, however vague or tangential, and, most importantly, they must make your soul trill and your feet move."

The most quoted passage on Goodreads last year was from Ann Patchett's State of Wonder "Never be so focused on what you're looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find," according to a GalleyCat infographic.

Finally, speaking of book quotes, check out these beautiful book quote graphics.

Any bookish links you'd like to share? I'd love to check them out!
Talk to you soon,

Angela
 
 
 
 



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