♥ This is the library of my dreams. Rare books! Gorgeous layout!
♥ I may not be a parent, but these things about parenting in the U.S. sure surprised me, too!
♥ Minimalism, Success, and the Curious Writing Habit of George R.R. Martin
♥ After reading Fangirl, the definition of fanfiction and how it came to be was a much discussed point in the NovelTea Book Club. Here’s a great introduction to fanfiction and its history.
♥ These maps of space throughout the ages are breathtaking!
♥ …as is this stunning graphic representation of the linguistic family tree
♥ 22 Things That Belong in Every Bookworm’s Dream Home
♥ By this point I’m sure you’ve seen the infamous catcalling video, and the multitude of commentary that’s sprouted up around it. It’s been a hot point of debate around my house these days, but discovering the #DudesGreetingDudes hashtag injected some laughs (yet, a really good representation of the problem with the “It’s just a compliment!” argument) in an otherwise serious discussion.
♥ If the characters of Pride & Prejudice could text…
♥ Writing is hard, even if you’re not a perfectionist. But bad first drafts matter too.
♥ The Perfect YA Pairings for Your Favorite Fall Television Shows
♥ How a book or collection of stories/poems is arranged may not seem like a big deal, but it can greatly impact how we view a writer and their work. The arrangement of Sylvia Plath’s poems are no different.
♥ I still love my cupcakes, but macarons are quite delicious (and a bit more portable). Here’s how the French macaron became American
Pitt professor and winner of the MacArthur Fellowship! It’s great to see poetry and art in action (and locally, to boot!)
What links are you loving this week?