• The outdated, outrageous books featured on the Awful Library Books blog are always good for a laugh, so we loved Knock Knock's interview with the two librarians (right) behind the infamous site.


• If you're craving some bookish trivia that doesn't involve taking a quiz, Flavorwire rounded up a collection of Memorable Last Words of Literary Characters, including those of Hamlet, Anna Karenina, Scarlet O'Hara and more. 


Would that it be true! 


• Have you ever suspected that you might be living in a Dickens novel? The Toast presents a list of telltale signs that you just might be!


 • Astronaut Chris Hadfield is following up his best-selling An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth with a book of sure-to-be-breathtaking photographs taken from the International Space Station—coming out this fall. 


• Finally, if you have a new little one at home—a dog, that is—and are feeling overwhelmed by the whole naming thing, the folks at Book Riot have offered up a bunch of literary monikers for your consideration. May we also suggest Maisie (inspired by Henry James' What Maisie Knew), Scout (from To Kill a Mockingbird) and Watchdog (inspired by Tock from The Phantom Tollbooth)? Do you have a pet named after a literary character or author? Let us know in the comments below! 

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