The News in Books This Week | June 12

12 Jun 2015

What’s new in the book world? Lemme tell ya:

Learn about the masters of Science Fiction

Are you the kind of book nerd that always says they will get around to reading about the founding authors of your favorite genre… but never quite get there (There are just so many NEW books, ya know?) Well, if your favorite genre is Science Fiction, then the Univeristy of Illinois has you covered. Chekc out their new book series on the master’s of Sci Fi, including volumes on Ray Bradbury, Greg Eban, and William Gibson, Here↦ 

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Love Audio Books? Echo is your new best friend

Are you the sort of person who loves to listen to audio books as you cook, clean, and realx around the house? Echo, Amazon’s voice-guided speaker, will now read you audiobooks upon request. Read More ↦

New Books from Beyond the Grave

Dr. Seuss, Eudora Welty, Shirley Jackson, Leon Werth, Ayn Rand, WIlliam Styron, Kent Haruf, and Stieg Larsson are all publishing new novels, posthumously, in 2015. Read More ↦

We want this chair

Talk about space saving and smart organization! And it isn’t from Ikea, go figure!  Read More ↦Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 12.44.57 PM

Libraries you need to see to believe

And, would it be a real Friday if we didn’t share some great collections of photos of libraries whose architecture is as sublime as Charles Dickens’ prose. Check out these, and if you want a look into the future, these shrines of all things bookish.


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Chloe

Chloe is a Professional Book Nerd. She loves big words, big books, big dogs, and big adventures.