Amazon and Hachette have finally settled their long, ugly dispute.
As it turns out, celebrities can read. And they read some pretty good books, according to their Instagrams.
The first edition of the Brothers Grimm tales were pretty freaky, and now they're available for the first time in English. The fairy tales we know today are the seventh edition of the stories, with each version becoming gradually more kid friendly. The first edition includes a tale entitled "How the Children Played at Slaughtering." Cute!
Medieval scribes had creative ways of fixing the rips in their vellum.
Check out this fascinating exhibit on book doodles from 1450-1550. Who knew 15th-century scholars had such a sense of humor and whimsy! Just think, one day your junior high notebook doodles might be in a museum.
Please buy me this. It's an antique bracelet seemingly referencing Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, but the origin story of the bracelet is not what you think.
There's a new Facebook trend in which you are asked to list the top ten most influential books you've read. Now there's a list of the most frequent books named by Facebook users partaking in this trend. I bet you can guess the most popular book.
According to this infographic of average reading speeds, it's only supposed to take around eleven hours to read Crime and Punishment. Which rings true to me, give or take five years.