Bookishness: September 17, 2012

Two dots The New Yorker was temporarily banned from Facebook due to Female Nipple Bulges (FNB).

Jay is for Just beautiful typographic birdhouses.

Meet with the Writer in Residence at TPL Toronto Public Library will be accepting submissions from literary fiction writers until September 29 for meetings with Writer in Residence Farzana Doctor.

Hindsight “Not interested in science fiction which deals with negative utopias. They do not sell,” said one (unnamed) publishing house to Stephen King before Doubleday bought the paperback rights to Carrie. Hear more from rejection letters received by best selling authors.

On the Road, visualized Art becomes data becomes art in Stefanie Posavec’s Sentence Drawings, a data illustration of On the Road.

Scones galore This Friday (September 21), you are cordially invited to take part in the Hobbit Second Breakfast.