Random thoughts on the world of reading and bibliophilia.
A collection of best book lists for 2013. Gift ideas, anyone?
Great list of Great Book Websites from New York Public Library's blog.
Clancy was noted for military-themed novels that were so accurate in their technical descriptions they often got close scrutiny from the military and intelligence agencies. After "Red Storm Rising" was released in the 1980s, Clancy was called in by the US Navy and questioned how he knew about some advanced weapon systems. His response was that he just did a lot of research and put two plus two together.
RIP Tom, you will be missed.
For all those grammar lovers out there...This one's for you! :)
A brief history of the hashtag, and other unusual punctuation marks.
Oyster app launches for iPhone, by invitation only. Check out their website to request an invite: https://www.oysterbooks.com/
Have a gander for some truly beautiful and unique architecture.
My home city's public library (Vancouver) made the list at #2. Though after seeing all of these amazing photos, I'm not sure it's my favourite anymore...