The News in Books Week of August 7th
07 Aug 2015
Good News, Problematic Trends, and Wise Words await in this week’s News in Books:
The Stylist has done a lovely job of reminding us of all of the lovely benefits of reading (relaxation, memory, activating language centers, and more!) Read More ↦
Alas, we have another sad experiment in which the bias towards male authors becomes evident. In this piece, Catherine Nichols does a fantastic job looking at the plethora of factors that may lead this to be the case, but consciously and subconsciously. Read More ↦ & More ↦
Yep. You Read that right. The Pope wrote an encyclical on climate change that was leaked on June 15th in an online Italian magazine. This week, Melville House pulled off one of the fastest publishing jobs in the history of the industry and brought it to print Read More ↦
Love Ursula as much as we do? Read this lovely NYT interview, and don’t forget to watch this fantastic speech of hers from last year when she won the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Pretty pictures of books and bookcases. Because, we live vicariously through not only books, but other readers, and what kind of Friday would it be without a little eye candy 😉 Feast Your Eyes ↦
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