…We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own...– Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life (via tiniestdormouse)
Neil Gaiman: Top ten most frequently challenged...
neil-gaiman: Out of 326 challenges as reported by the Office for Intellectual Freedom ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle Reasons: offensive language; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong Hwa Reasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne...
theater turned bookstore
idlethink: from bookriot This gorgeous 1919 movie palace, complete with original frescoes and sculpted exterior carytids, was transformed into a drop-dead stunning bookstore in 2000. Working for the Brazilian publisher and bookstore chain El Ateneo, architect Fernando Manzone kept as much of the original theater as possible, including a cafe on the stage area, box seats that serve as reading...
Bookporners Recommendations #5
Another round of recommendations from Bookporn community! Share what you are reading and your favorite books. Find the next book that might become one of your favorites! -/-/- - Tocar el cielo is reading Scoop by Everyn Waugh, “It’s a satire of British journalism in the 1930s. It’s actually pretty funny and an interesting read”. Favorite all-time books: The Book...