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    Earlier this week, we spotted the first poster for the upcoming (and much anticipated, at least by us) film adaptation of David Mitchell's stupendous novel Cloud Atlas, and it seemed very familiar ...
    July 1, 2012

    Comparing Book Covers with the Posters of Their Film Adaptations

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    Laughing Squid highlighted Kate Imbach's Tumblr blog Matchbook, where she has taken the concept of beach reading to a new level with "bathing suits matched with their book cover counterpart."

    The First Edition Covers of 25 Classic Books: The Trial (Der Process), by Franz Kafka. Die Schmiede, Berlin, // Material via Twitter @BelenBermejo1925

    This Reading Test Compares Your Speed With The US National Average. Pretty cool! 805 WPM @ a Speed Read!

    Arleen Williams reveals the cover and synopsis for BIKING UPHILL: BOOK TWO OF THE ALKI TRILOGY.

    House Held Up By Trees, written by Ted Kooser and illustrated by Jon Klassen. Another beautiful children's book.

    Sylvia Plath self portrait. (Oct 27, 1932 – Feb 11, 1963) An American poet, novelist and short story writer. Born in Boston. Plath suffered from depression, in 1963 committed suicide. Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems.

    10 of the Best Holiday Books You Probably Haven’t Read

    A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki Book Club Discussion Guide from BookMovement --Book Clubs, Book Reviews, Discussion Questions, Book ...

    Author Gay Talse turns 83 today - he was born 2-7 in 1932. He's published frequently in Esquire and The New Yorker. He also is well known for his novel Honor Thy Father.

    Listen to ‘Moby-Dick’ as Read by Tilda Swinton, John Waters, David Cameron, and More

    Manderley, Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca --- It’s one of the most famous opening lines in literature: “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” - By Jason Diamond on Flavorwire

    Did you see Flavorpill's list of 10 #sci-fi books for people who don't like science-fiction? It reminds us of Terry Persun's CATHEDRAL OF DREAMS:

    Take a literary dip in a "massive river of 10,000 discarded books" that flooded Melbourne, Australia, in June. My Modern Met noted that "Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus was commissioned to create a work of art that, quite literally, stopped traffic.... On the final night of the installation, visitors were encouraged to take the books home with them."

    'On the Road' made Kerouac famous and wrecked his life.

    dSavannah Rambles in a blog post, "So I haven't been blogging. But I have been writing reviews!"