Saturday, June 11, 2022


New bookstore alert: leaves is a second-hand bookstore that just opened at 140 Nassau Avenue by McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (from ‘Time Out/New York’):

Friday, June 10, 2022


Required Reading: The Five Books That Changed Playwright Lynn Nottage’s Life (from ‘Vogue’):

Wednesday, June 8, 2022


UK’s Cressida Cowell renews call for £100m investment in primary school libraries

The outgoing children’s laureate has transformed six primary schools through her Life-changing Libraries initiative, but says a ringfenced fund is needed for lasting impact (from ‘The Guardian’):

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

A New Way to Choose Your Next Book

Most books are sold online, where it’s impossible to replicate the experience of browsing in a brick-and-mortar store. Book-discovery apps aim to change that. (from

Sunday, June 5, 2022


Woodward and Bernstein thought Nixon defined corruption. Then came Trump. (in today’s Washington Post):