Tag Archives: Literature

Literary Ireland

Ireland a Literary Atlas maps the rich literary heritage of Ireland. The infographic was produced by BuyBooks.ie and designed by UK-based NeoMan Studios. Too bad they left out my favorite contemporary Irish writer Kevin Barry.

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What’s On Your Book Shelf

Mike Hanski from the site Bid4Paper has created this interesting infographic titled, “You Are What You Read,” which looks at the reading lists of a diverse set of influential people—living and dead.  

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Best Books of the Century

It’s only just 2014 and we’re already seeing “best books of the century” lists coming out. Seems a bit premature to me, but this infographic from USC Rossier School of Education is interesting enough, though flawed. The choices were gleaned … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th is so random

psst…here’s that bookporn you’ve been looking for xxx Vedi Napoli e poi muori or just visit the creepy Bourbon Tunnels. Margaret Atwood has a new book out and has taken the time to discuss horror fiction over blueberry pie right … Continue reading

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Left To Right, Top To Bottom

Some day the little video below may become a valuable instructional tool for the uninitiated, but for now it’s a witty bit of bibliophilic entertainment. “How to Read a Book” was created by university student Hilary Crommer for a Visual … Continue reading

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A screaming comes across the sky

The American Book Review is an award-winning publication that specializes in reviews of often neglected or under-rated novels, poetry and literary criticism from small, regional and university presses. Not long ago they published a marvelous list of the “100 Best … Continue reading

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Fables for Living

Readers with a proclivity for short-form fiction will relish Electric Literature. This uber-cool multimedia literary magazine can be read on mobile devices, e-readers or even in traditional, old-fashioned paper format. Publishing for three years, Electric Literature commissions work from contemporary … Continue reading

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Which Books Should You Read

You don’t have to be a student to appreciate this well constructed flowchart from Teach.com . “Which Books Should You Read This Summer” was created to encourage students to pick-up a few good books this summer even if they don’t … Continue reading

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First Cut Is The Deepest

Michigan-based artist Thomas Allen creates exceptional lively and entertaining illustrations using figures that he cuts and folds from secondhand and castaway books. Some of his earlier book art was based on the always saucy cover art from pulp fiction paperback novels … Continue reading

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Heavy Reading

At first glance they appear to be well-worn old library books, but these heavy tome are actually created from salvaged building bricks. The faux literary works are the work of Melbourne, Australia artist Daryl Fitzgerald , who stencils cover art … Continue reading

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