Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

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This Week’s Articles — 10/07 to 10/13/12

“National Book Awards: Genre fiction dissed again”.  A well written article on the tendency of literary awards (and literary critics and readers of literary fiction generally) to ignore even superlative fiction if it falls within a genre such as mystery/crime fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and so forth.  (Laura Miller, Salon) … Read more »

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Paw Prints in the Moonlight — Review and Giveaway

Paw Prints in the Moonlight — Review and Giveaway

Category: Memoir; nonfictionPublication date (US): Oct. 30, 2012Book source: Goodreads giveaway (publisher ARC) Paw Prints in the Moonlight tells the story of Toby Jug, a diminutive and charming Maine Coon cat rescued by the author as a tiny kitten, after its mother was hit by a car.  From infancy, Toby… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles — 9/30 to 10/06/12

“Publishers and Google Reach Agreement” in the lawsuit over Google’s scanning and digitizing of books for the Google Library Project.  (Press release on The Wall Street Journal‘s MarketWatch) “You will never kill piracy, and piracy will never kill you”  (Paul Tassi, Forbes.)   Tassi is talking about movie piracy rather… Read more »

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Book Candy

Book Candy

Kansas City Public Library facade.   Photo by Jonathan Moreau, 2007, under CC license.  http://j.mp/MguW7I This library’s facade is simply awesome! Check out this cool book-styled dinnerware.   (If you can’t live without it, go to American Discount Tableware.) You might also enjoy: 35 Examples of Avant-Garde Bookcase and Bookshelf Designs Vintage… Read more »

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