Bookishness: October 29, 2012

All of the books
“Saddling another person with a book he did not ask for has always seemed to me like a huge psychological imposition, like forcing someone to eat a chicken biryani without so much as inquiring whether they like cilantro.” Joe Queenan’s 6,128 favourite books. (image via flickr user zen)

Poems for Pussy Riot
Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, from English PEN.

And poems for Zombies

Timely.

Blackboard beauty
Alejandro Guijarro’s “arbitrary moments in the restless life of an object in constant motion.

Fold, Cut, Repeat: A Night With Paper Engineer Matthew Reinhart
New York Times bestselling author Matthew Reinhardt “takes you on an eye-opening journey into his world of creating pop-up books” at this year’s Sybille Pantazzi Lecture, at Toronto Public Library’s Lillian H. Smith branch, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 8 pm – 9 pm. Free, but space is limited.

 

 

 

About the author

Ange Friesen

Ange Friesen is among other things a librarian. She blogs about film and fashion at Cahiers du cinemode and about everything else at the new is the true.

By Ange Friesen