Monday, September 24, 2012

Posters: Banned Books Week

Limited Run Screen Prints for Quills Coffee, Louisville, KY​

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Humor: That Moment...

YES. Omg.

Photo: Vennesla Library

Vennesla, Norway
"The new library in Vennesla comprises a library, a café, meeting places and administrative areas and links an existing community house and learning centre together."

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Lecture: Will novels remain writers' favourite form?

Has the dominant literary form of the 19th and 20th centuries grown stale? Is it no longer the best means of delivering stories in the 21st century? Or does the classic literary novel remain the form best placed to deliver innovative, memorable writing? Drawing on discussions about censorship, style, politics and identity, this session, bringing Edinburgh's 2012 Conference to a close, offers an address by multi award-winning author, China Mieville with renowned author Janne Teller in the moderator's chair.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Humor: Better Book Titles

A People's History of The United States   The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo

Better Book Titles is a blog in which famous books are given “improved” and often hilarious new titles. Comedian Dan Wilbur started the site back in 2010. Wilbur creates some of the re-titles himself, with the remainder coming from reader submissions. To see some of the best, take a look at Wilbur’s top 10 list of his own re-titles as well as his top 10 list of reader submissions.