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Unread Books: There is No Choice

Cross-posted from http://blog.wtwtw.org/?p=80

I have stolen August from Youtubers.

Tyler Oakley has Auguest and Booktubeathon has the challenge of reading a book chosen by someone else. 1,516 more words

Charlie Reads

Summer reading--hits and misses

The Wind is Not a River”–finished Brian Payton’s novel, but still can’t grasp the meaning of the dumb title. The book was good, although I was shocked to see at least two embarrassing typos. 115 more words

Books

No 716 Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

Calling your novel Super Sad True Love Story could be seen as a risky strategy. You’ve created your own hype before a page has been read. 627 more words

20 Books Of Summer

Here Are the 15 Best Books of 2014 (So Far)

Readers are off to a fast start in 2014 with some truly excellent titles from every aisle of the bookstore: history, young adult fiction, literary fiction, graphic novels, espionage, gastronomy — you name it. 115 more words

Day in the Life: "How am I supposed to know how to use a gift card?"

{ little snippets of my day to day experiences working as a bookseller }

I’m sitting in the manager’s office discussing scheduling with another manager when the phone rings. 1,313 more words

Recommendations

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

My boyfriend is a rabid Gary Shteyngart fan and I finally wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Super Sad True Love Story… 449 more words

Book Review

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Gary Shteyngart, author of Little Failure, in conversation with Caroline Baum

Little Failure

A Memoir

by Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart‘s loving but mismatched parents dreamed that he would become a lawyer, or at least an accountant, something their distracted son was simply not cut out to do. 192 more words

Author Interview