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Lovers of Hark, A Vagrant can rejoice. Kate Beaton just got another book deal. The title is amazing: Step Aside, Pops!


Flavorwire is back with their lists, this time giving us 50 great songs, based on literary characters. Let’s see if they’re right!

David Mitchell only recently published The Bone Clocks, and is already releasing details on his next work. It’s based on tweets and will be published in October this year.

This news is right up our alley! A brewery is making Lovecraft inspired beer. Sounds maddeningly delicious.

More Inherent Vice related news, but can you blame us? Vulture ranked Thomas Pynchon’s novels, so find out which to read first.

If you want to get excited for our Annihilation book club,  read this article at The New Yorker, praising vanderMeer’s weird fiction.

When do great authors publish their greatest works? Is it too late for us twenty-year olds, or do we still have some time to become geniuses?

Hazzlit compiled a list of books in which not a lot happens. Sometimes we need a good book with nothing going on, I guess.

Still wondering what type of novel you live in? According to the Toast it might just be a Henry James book…


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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