Tag: Valentine’s Day

News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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New & Notes – 2/08/14

New & Notes – 2/08/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Ms. Rowling… You’re kidding, right? J. K. Rowling regrets pairing Hermione and Ron. The… Read more »

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The Science of Kissing, by Sheril Kirshenbaum (review)

The Science of Kissing, by Sheril Kirshenbaum (review)

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I’ve been reading Sheril Kirshenbaum’s The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us.  As the title suggests, this isn’t a how-to book, at least primarily; instead, it explores the psychology, physiology, biochemistry, evolutionary biology, neurochemistry, and cultural anthropology of kissing.  Sound dull? … Read more »

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