100 Must-Read Books about #Books | BookRiot #reading #fiction #nonfiction #recommendations #bibliophiles


When you’re a true-blue “book person,” you love everything about books: The way they smell. The way the pages feel. The weight they add to your bag. The way they look on your shelf. (Do I sound like a book stalker? Guilty.) It’s only natural, then, that bibliophiles love reading books about books. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, this list of one hundred bookish books is for you: READ THE LIST: 100 Must-Read Books about Books | BookRiot

Deborah Harkness’ All Souls Trilogy is missing from the list – one of my favs!

There are additional lists posted at GoodReads:

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Summer Reading 2016 List of Book Lists #books #reading #summer2016 #recommendations


Girl ReadingFor those fortunate enough to have vacation time, it’s the time of year when we look forward to lazy days reading the summer’s best reads. Authors, bloggers, publishers and media organizations post all kinds of recommended summer reading lists. Below I have compiled a meta list of summer 2016 reading recommendations. My TBR list includes You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott and Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford. What books are you inspired to read this summer? (Bookmark this post as I will be updating periodically.)

Popular

Book Clubs

Romance

Thrillers

Young Adult

Kids

Non-Fiction

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Reese Witherspoon’s New Role: Power Broker | WSJ #books #reading #recommendations #adaptations #film #broadcasting #fiction #nonfiction #feminism


The actress has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most influential literary tastemakers in the book-to-screen business.. READ: Reese Witherspoon’s New Role: Power Broker | WSJ

#Sex Talk in #Literature: How It’s Changed Over 200 Years | Flavorwire #books #research


Sex Talk in Literature: How It’s Changed Over 200 Years | Flavorwire

A British health website, DrEd.com, delved into the entire corpus of literature, both fiction and nonfiction, to explore the way certain words having to do with “venereal” matters have appeared, faded, or been associated with new companion words over the last two centuries. READ MORE: Sex Talk in Literature: How It’s Changed Over 200 Years | Flavorwire.

35 Hilarious #Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud | BuzzFeed #fiction #nonfiction #funny


35 Hilarious Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community about the funniest books they’ve ever read. Here are their favorite laugh-out-loud recommendations. READ MORE: 35 Hilarious Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud | BuzzFeed.

35 #Books Every Designer Should Read + 27 #Apps Designers Can’t Live Without| Co.Design #design @FastCoDesign


Some great design app suggestions that I had not heard of before (like Axure, IFTTT and Processing) and a wide range of design books recommended. Something for everyone.

35 Books Every Designer Should Read | Co.Design | business + design We asked some of the world’s top design schools to share their favorite books. Here’s what they recommend for your summer reading list.

27 Apps Designers Can’t Live Without | Co.Design | business + design
Maybe it’s just Gmail, or maybe it’s something more esoteric like Processing, but there are certain apps we rely on so much that if they suddenly went missing, we’d have a hard time getting by. That’s especially true for designers. Their livelihoods depend upon great software. What’s more, as people who dissect design details all day, they have unique insights into what makes an app great. They can see UI/UX friction points the way Superman can see microscopic structural flaws in steel. So we combed out rolodexes and reached out to more than two dozen designers to ask about the apps they couldn’t live without.

UPDATED Massive List of Summer Reading Lists [2015] #books #summerreading #summer2015


Girl ReadingThat time of year where we look forward to lazy summer days, if we are fortunate enough to have vacation time, and where all sorts of summer reading lists are suggested by bloggers, publishers and media organizations. So here’s a massive list of links to summer reading lists for 2015. What books will you be inspired to read this summer?

All Ages & Popular

Children’s

Non-Fiction & Intellectual

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Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Open Culture


You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs. READ MORE: Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Open Culture.

Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults | BuzzFeed


Johanna Basford’s first adult coloring book, Secret Garden, was translated into 14 languages, outselling the most popular cookbook in Paris. “I think everyone has a creative spark; they just need the opportunity to let it flourish,” she said. READ MORE: Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults | BuzzFeed

​Washington Post Dismisses 500-Page Civil War Nonfiction Book As Girly | Jezebel


Last month, New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott published a non-fiction book called Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, with its subject four fascinating women who became spies during the Civil War—Belle Boyd, teenage rebel and “Secesh Cleopatra”; Emma Edmonds, dressed as a soldier, her nom de guerre “Frank”; Rose O’Neal Greenhow, seducer with an espionage ring; Elizabeth Van Lew, wealthy and quietly radical abolitionist.

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy was reviewed at the Washington Post by Jonathan Yardley, a Pulitzer-winning critic known for utter decisiveness…

READ MORE: ​Washington Post Dismisses 500-Page Civil War Nonfiction Book As Girly | Jezebel