10 Memes That Perfectly Sum Up The Comic Books

10 Memes That Perfectly Sum Up The Comic Books

All-American hero Steve Rogers is also an older citizen in the thawed body of the current era. Thus, it’s no surprise that you’ll find the usually serious avenger has his share of humorous moments as he explores the modern world. Even the character’s early years in Marvel comics were marked by a superhero immortalized through … Read more

Best summer books of 2022: Fiction in translation

Best summer books of 2022: Fiction in translation

Even the darkest nightWritten by Javier Cercas, translated by Anne McClain, Maclehose £16.99 / Knopf $30 Cercas, the Spanish author of multi-layered and award-winning novels such as Salamis soldierstakes on the detective genre in the story of Melchor Marín, a big-city policeman who relocates to the quiet outback of Terra Alta, only to find himself … Read more

The 14 Best Art Books From Taschen’s Summer Sale

The 14 Best Art Books From Taschen’s Summer Sale

Silly deals on all of our favorite things. It’s time again – the moment coffee tables and bookshelves are loaded with the biggest and brightest art books imaginable from a legendary publisher. Tachen Without Ghazi spending a million dollars. We’re so interested in every opportunity to buy our way into being cultured, and nothing says … Read more

This non-profit is helping getting books into the hands of kids

This non-profit is helping getting books into the hands of kids

Richmond, Virginia – One Virginia nonprofit bent on keeping books in student hands year-round. “Literacy is my passion,” said Jodi Deishman. “This has nourished my soul.” Behind the wheels of the Lit Limo, Deichman, also known as the Limo Queen, is a library on wheels. “Gosh, that’s what got me through the pandemic, being able … Read more

Week of June 27, 2022

Week of June 27, 2022

Deal of the week Joff finds “Eden” in Doubleday Tao Li Jovi Sold after Aden Doubleday for six digits. thomas gebrimedin The North American rights were bought at auction, with Doubleday describing the title “a hemispherical investigation of the Caribbean as something poetic in the Western imagination and as a dark laboratory of Western experiences.” … Read more

Bookmark this page! – Orange County Register

Bookmark this page! – Orange County Register

Bookmarks help us remember where we have been. This is clear of course. When it’s time to prepare your book, you press a receipt, a sandwich, or whatever is at your fingertips between the pages you’ve read and the pages you intend to read. It is a simple and effective technique. But I was once … Read more

Attorneys claim DOC cooked books to show compliance with court order — Queens Daily Eagle

Attorneys claim DOC cooked books to show compliance with court order — Queens Daily Eagle

Written by Jacob Kaye Lawyers representing clients imprisoned on Rikers Island argued in court Friday that the Department of Corrections may manipulate its data to demonstrate compliance with its mandate to provide medical care to detained persons. Lawyers from the Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services and Milbank LLP, told Bronx Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth … Read more

12 Best Transgender Books — Books With Transgender and Nonbinary Characters

12 Best Transgender Books — Books With Transgender and Nonbinary Characters

Designed by Yura Kim Literature that focuses on LGBTQ+ and the LGBTQ+ experience is critical. Presenting stories in a YA class accurately depict the struggles and joys of queerness, allowing LGBTQ+ youth to feel visible, and feel empowered in their identity. It is important to involve the LGBT community in storytelling, especially transgender and non-binary … Read more