Book Bites: Jane Mount in motion, Book Bricks, Indy’s 50 best winter reads

Thessaly La Force's 'ideal bookshelf' - While I'm sure many of you would have already seen the extraordinarily gorgeous bookish art of Jane Mount, few would have bore witness to the creation of her art, in motion. Well, thanks to the Paris Review we … [Read more...]

Jelly Bibliophiles #4 – ‘Easy’ Money

*This post is part of the ongoing Jelly Bibliophiles: Adventures in Book City series. … [Read more...]

‘Book Bites’ for Tuesday 19th May 2009

Ever seen Tolstoy or Dostoyevsky rap? - I’m sure you all know by now that I’m a big fan of Harper Perennial’s Fifty-Two Stories website, a website which promotes the short story form by offering a free short story every week. Well Fifty-Two Stories … [Read more...]

RobAroundBookLists: Waterstone’s ‘The Writer’s Table’ featuring Nick Hornby

I’m always keen to hear what book titles other authors like to recommend because there’s just something about their ‘insider’ literary position that make their recommendations seem all the more worthy (plus you get a voyeuristic gawp into their … [Read more...]

‘Book Bites’ for Sunday 22nd Feb 2009

Scott Herman’s passion for Penguin - A big thank you to Kim of Reading Matters for pointing her readers over to Erasing.org to take a look at Scott Herman’s glorious obsession for Penguin Modern Classic covers. You got to love a man who writes such … [Read more...]