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This ‘Be Kind to Books’ campaign is super adorable.

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Margaret Eby recommends some funny Southern literature.

What is the future of electronic literature?

A new William Faulkner play just saw the light of day.

And an inventive list! New York Times lists the best weather events in fiction.

Can we maybe learn something by reading sexist white males? Electric Literature does the research.

What is the best show about book publishing?

On the literary merits of fan fiction. The other side of the coin.

These are the 50 best independent press books of 2015. Which have you read?

Buzzfeed is making best of lists this year. Here are the best covers of 2015

Curious about the best library in the Netherlands?

The New York Times listed the 100 notable books of the year. Do you agree with the list?

Get Lit: Candles based on the best recent books like Upright Beasts and You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine.

What books to read instead of shopping on black Friday.


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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