Each week I round-up all the (mostly book-related) articles/blog posts/book reviews/websites/videos that entertained me during the week. Enjoy!
Favorite post of the week: Life Cycle of a Book with videos by Publishing Trendsetter
GalleyCat offers a list of “10 Charities That Promote Literacy”
The Chronicle Books blog has an interview with Sanjay Patel, whose designs I adore.
“The End of Borders and the Future of Books,” a.k.a. Why I’m working on a business plan for a children’s book and toy store – Bloomberg Businessweek
Flavorwire article of the week: “A Collection of Rejected Titles for Classic Books”
Publishing Perspectives discusses publishing houses and a new trend toward movie production: “From Publisher to Producer”
I have to agree with Shelf Awareness: Book Trailer of the Day: Moby Dick in Picture by Matt Kish
Bookstore & Bar
Williams & Graham is a bookstore-front-speakeasy-bar-back opening this week in Denver, CO. Might be worth a trip out there just for this.
Flavorwire‘s children’s books article of the week: “Our Favorite Vintage Illustrations from Classic Children’s Books” (Leonard Weisgard’s illustrations for Alice in Wonderland is clearly my favorite.)
Thanks to the Flavorwire article, I followed the link to “Marice Sendak’s Rare Velveteen Rabbit Illustrations Circa 1960″
World Book Night, USA-style. Website is here to find out details.
NPR: “How To Name Your First Novel” – hysterical and so true.