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The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers

The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers
It’s an interesting relationship that book lovers have with the Internet: most would rather read a physical book than something on an iPad or Kindle, and even though an Amazon purchase is just two or three clicks away, dedicated readers would rather take a trip to their local indie bookstore. Yet the literary world occupies a decent-sized space on the web. Readers, writers, publishers, editors, and everybody in between are tweeting, Tumbling, blogging, and probably even Vine-ing about their favorite books. In case the demise of Google Reader threw your literary Internet browsing into a dark void, here’s a list of 25 book sites to bookmark. The Millions Ten years is a mighty long time in terms of Internet life, but that’s how long The Millions has been kicking out a steady stream of reviews, essays, and links. Related:  dianemarycowan2reader advisory

NoveList | EBSCOhost Latest News & Events Latest Articles Technology & Services Discovery & Services Publisher Services ppf Subscription Fulfillment Content Research Databases Magazines, Books & Journals Readers' Advisory NoveList Medical Resources Skills Development Interact Blogs Booknotes Unbound - by the New Zealand Book Council 19 Contemporary British Novels You Need to Read Now Perhaps my opinion here owes much to the fact that I’m Canadian and therefore still subject to excessive colonial reverence for people with cool accents and universities that date to the 13th century who put all the “u”s in the proper places in the words! But people who love books in America are, in my opinion, overly focused on contemporary American authors. Contemporary American authors are, in my opinion, not necessarily doing the best and most interesting work in fiction today, if I’m to make generalizations. I’d much prefer picking up just about any living British novelist whose last name is not Amis. But often when I name these folks people haven’t heard of them, because so much of the American book marketing machine is steadily trained on the homegrown. Here is my list of the novelists you must read to get up to snuff on British novel-writing. Bonus: None of these novels are set in Brooklyn, and vanishingly few are about writers. Charlotte Mendelson, Almost English

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Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia Which Books Should You Read If You Want To Get Laid? If you’re looking for complacent cogs in the machine, stay away from the Heller fan. By Nerve Staff Omnivore, a book review hub based out of London, recently announced that it's launching a new dating website to connect potential partners through their taste in literature. I can't number the times I've tried catching a commuter's eye on the MTA solely on the basis of the book they're reading. Here are Nerve's suggestions for the sexiest, most personal books you can and should be reading in public. Women and men of the world: please, buy them, read them, celebrate them, and then talk to us about them over a bottle of wine. 1. Just Kids is one of the most attractive books you could catch someone reading over a cup of coffee. 2. Despite its reputation, Moby-Dick is chill as hell. 3. Anne Carson is one of the most famous living poets and she's also batty as all get out. 4. If you don't love A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels you are dead inside. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

RA 763's Blog | Annotations by the Students in Dominican University’s GSLIS 763 The SF Site: The Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Reviews, Excerpts, eBooks and Reader Exclusives - HuffPost Books Best New Books For Fall - Reading Guide "I feel like everyone was talking about this book over the holidays, and I was slow to pick it up. But honestly, I hate myself for it, because I would have loved to read this on my days off in December, in one uninterrupted stretch. The characters are so compelling and charming, I never want to leave them — especially not for stupid things like approaching my stop on the subway or going to work. And, even though the titular Bernadette is broken and a little off, I love her as if she were real. Maria Semple Where'd You Go, Bernadette?