Tag: books

30 things to tell a book snob


It is World Book Night next week and World Book Night is a good thing,

Douglas Rushkoff on The Colbert Report


“Present Shock” author Douglas Rushkoff talks about the dot-com boom, Facebook “friends” and stock derivatives. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive

The Power of Books


More @ LaughingSquid.com.

Guantanamo prison library books for detainees


An interesting Tumblr blog…

Google has secret rooms behind bookcases!


Growing up I loved visiting the main branch of the Rochester Public Library as it had a secret room behind a bookshelf in the children’s room. (The secret room held a doll collection from around the world.) Ever since then I’d wanted a secret room behind a bookcase. Well, it looks like they have them […]

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens


On reading print vs. ‘e’ when it comes to the brain: In most cases, paper books

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New tech from the makers of the Playaway


More details @ hush.findawayworld.com. (Thanks Susan)

Googly Eye Books


A blog combining two of mankind’s greatest achievements: literature and googly eyes. http://googlyeyebooks.tumblr.com/