Eerily well read: 5 lit-inspired Halloween costumes


What holiday could be a better match for the bookish among us than one that ushers in bags of candy and a temporary belief that anything, no matter how otherworldly, is possible? Halloween practically cries out for literature themed costumes, but in case you need a little help this year, try some of Chirograph’s suggestions. Ichabod Crane: Colonial Creepshow There really is no better way to set...

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...