A Shakespeare First Folio has been discovered in a French library, where it had been sitting untouched for 200 years. Printed in 1623, these Folios are the reason the playwright is known today. Without them, Shakespeare's plays would likely have been lost and forgotten long ago.
The Goldfinch is being adapted for the big screen, and Peter Straughan, who adapted Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy has been tapped to write the script.
I've got bad news: You're never sleeping again. Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is being turned into a movie. However, I'd like to see them top the horror of Stephen Gammell's original artwork.
Goodreads collected data from 40,000 readers, and as a rule, we're all probably a little sexist in our reading selections.
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.