Best book title seen on the subway today:
How To Find The Will To Do What You Need To Do
It’s hot! I can’t get cool, I’ve drunk a quart of lemonade, I think I’ll take my shoes off And sit around in the shade. It’s hot! My back is sticky, The sweat rolls down my chin. I think I’ll take my clothes off And sit around in my skin. It’s hot! I’ve tried with ‘lectric fans, And pools and ice cream cones. I think I’ll take my skin off...
paperbackgirl: Wasserman: Right. And do you remember what it was about the physical contact with books which seemed to be so exciting for you? Bradbury: A lot of it is the smell of books. There are—a lot of those bookstores were used bookstores. Some were high-quality used books and new publications, but the other bookstores were … a lot of used books, and there’s thousands of them in there, and...
Trailer: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. November is going to be a good month - I can feel it.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and...– Desiderius Erasmus
Great bookshops are the heart of every literary culture, the chambers where...– Andrew O’Hagan describing “the perfect bookshop” in the Guardian
Lovin’ Spoonful - Do You Believe in Magic ...
Update: Nicole Krauss book talk
So I went down to Bay Ridge for the book discussion with Nicole Krauss. She is quite lovely, extremely articulate, and seems like a woman who is consistently calm (though this may or may not be true considering she has a two and a half year old son). At the beginning, Krauss read several passages from The History of Love, which reminded me what a a joy it is to have someone read to you. There are...
Book Talk Tonight
Nicole Krauss, author of one of my favorite books The History of Love, is speaking at the Brooklyn Public Library in Bay Ridge at 6:30p. I’m going to try to make it so if you’re looking for something fun to do tonight, come on over to Brooklyn! More information here.
Ben Kweller - Family Tree I guess they’ll...