Guess the author, abandonment issues, and voguing dinosaurs: Bookishness for July 15, 2013


Mystery (author) solved “Readers described it as complex, compelling and scintillating. They compared the author — a former military police investigator writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith — to P. D. James, Ruth Rendell and Kate Atkinson. They said the book seemed almost too assured and sophisticated to be a first novel… As it happens, they were right.” Your bookish...

Dinosaur kids, Hemingway’s geography, and the Book Madness bracket: Bookishness for Mar. 25, 2013


A clean, well-lighted place Write like Hemingway, at least geographically. “I go to waterpolo and come back to 4 messages from a Cabinet Minister.”  James Moore talks with librarians on Twitter. In other librarians vs. the man news Oxford students push for the reinstatement of “sacked” librarian after the University takes issue with the above “harmless and...