The Custodian of Forgotten Books posted on 11 Mar 2016
In Brussels, Brad Bigelow, a former I.T. adviser for the U.S. Air Force, has made a hobby of rescuing neglected books..
A Thousand Hands Will Grasp You with Warm Desire: On the Persistence of Physical Books posted on 11 Mar 2016
"A book we crack with our two hands creates an actual physical space for reverie that functions as an oasis outside daily life, a cocoon in space and time.
The Private Library: What Books Reveal About Their Readers posted on 11 Mar 2016
This is an entertaining and intriguing article by Andre Pippos about what your book ownership says about you as a person.
The Mother of the Child in Question by Doris Lessing posted on 11 Mar 2016
From The London Magazine and their superb archive, this Doris Lessing piece first appeared in their magazine in 1988
The Curtain Blown by the Breeze by Muriel Spark posted on 11 Mar 2016
A short story originally published by The London Magazine in 1961
William Cobbett: forgotten chronicler of England posted on 10 Mar 2016
Martin Chilton writing in The Telegraph has prepared an interesting review of the life of William Cobbett
Gender neutral language...difficult even at the end of the best pens? posted on 10 Mar 2016
Gender neutral language...difficult even at the end of the best pens? An interesting (but unattributed) blog entry on the Women's History Network site
Crossing the Invisible Line posted on 10 Mar 2016
Dan Chiasson reviews some of the poetry of one of America's most famous and success living poets - Eileen Myles.
Dorothy Parker: 'She was a star, but a dark star' posted on 09 Mar 2016
A very interesting opinion piece from The Guardian children's books web pages about Dorothy Parker
15 Authors Share Their All-Time Favorite Bedtime Stories for Kids posted on 07 Mar 2016
The Brightly website has posted a great little blog article about bedtime stories for children.