NOTES on the written world

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A bookish Minnesotan sharing thoughts on all things literary.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: literature, books, poetry, writing, memoir, fiction, nonfiction, literary, Minnesota

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Goodnight iPad on Dec 20, 2011 in Bookish News, Literature, Poetry, , goodnight ipad, goodnight moon, parody, technologyAnn Droyd, pseudonym for David Milgrim, parodies the classic Goodnight Moon for the 21st century. Read more about Goodnight iPad at The Guardian.



Lost Novels Found on Dec 13, 2011 in Bookish News, Literature, Prose, books, Jack Kerouac, lost novels, Penguin ClassicsFlavorwire’s Emily Temple finds 10 Lost Novels the World Found Again. From Jane Austen’s The Watsons to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Narrative of John Smith … there’s something exciting and mysterious about these unpub...



[Pt] : : A Simple Machine, Like the Lever on Dec 11, 2011 in Literature, Prose, , bicycles, books, Evan P. Schneider[Pt] is what I’m reading now. [Pt] stands for page turning. It also stands for partly through. It is on the periodic table of elements: Platinum, an extremely rare and naturally occuring metal found in higher abundances on the moon and … Con...



Writers and Their Books on Dec 10, 2011 in Literature, authors, books, Gary Shteyngart, home libraries, Junot Diaz, Leah Price, libraries, Philip Pullman, Unpacking my Library, writersWhat could be more intriguing for a lover of home libraries than to view those curated by contemporary best-loved authors? Leah Price peeks into the stacks of six writers for FT Magazine, which I can safely say is the only interest … Continue&...



Nanowrimo 2011 on Nov 7, 2011 in Bookish News, Events, Literary Resources, , book writing, nanowrimo, national novel writing month, the office of letters and light, writing challengesIt’s Nanowrimo! What, do I have to spell it out for you? National Novel Writing Month. November will heretofore be called The One during which Novelists are Made. Even more noteworthy, the year 2011 shall be renamed The Era in which Bookish &...



[Pt] : : Tana French Mysteries on Oct 24, 2011 in Literature, Prose, , books, mysteries, Tana French, The Likeness, In the Woods, Faithful Place[Pt] is what I’m reading now. [Pt] stands for page turning. It also stands for partly through. It is on the periodic table of elements: Platinum, an extremely rare and naturally occuring metal found in higher abundances on the moon … Continue...