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You want to know how old you will be when you finally finish that TBR-pile? There is a calculator for that!


Mental Floss finds what is truth and fiction in Kerouac’s The Road.

Bukowski is publishing a book on cats. Or you know, he wrote a lot about cats when he got older and now they are publishing it.

Are you curious about the winner of the Folio Prize? The publishers give some inside info into publishing Family Life by Akhil Sharma. And we saw him at Crossing Border before he became Folio Prize famous!

There’s a new app that shows you real locations from books. Never going on vacation without Squirl again. And talking about vacation, if you’re going to New York soon, you might like this list of famous literary haunts.

– River city Reading made a list of books for people who like Wes Anderson
– Authors who can describe food even more delicious than it tastes.
– 35 books to read in your twenties
There you have lists!

Dr. Seuss is getting a museum and you just know it’s going to be a strange, but wonderful place.

This scathing view on literary tote bags is pretty hilarious. If you love books you might like to buy one from us!

Your first edition Harry Potter novel might be worth something. Only if you have the UK-version though!

It will still be a while from now, but we will get a YA feminism anthology headed by Kelly Jensen.


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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