- Bookish adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life.
- Angela. Enjoys books and book-related things; talks of them often. Works in the industry. Also a sort of aspiring writer.
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It’s that time of year again! For reasons I don’t understand, I have an unnatural addiction to the National Book Awards. Other awards are important, yes, but if that little open-book sticker appears on anything I will immediately be drawn … Continue reading
Monday announced the winners of the Pulitzer Prize for 2012, but the fiction category remained blank. None of the finalists received a majority vote, thus no winner was announced. It’s not the first time—and probably not the last—but the last … Continue reading
It is nigh impossible to recall the variety of literary prizes, but nothing is quite so fun as the Diagram Prize, otherwise known as the Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year. We don’t care about pretty covers, or … Continue reading
If my bus had pulled in on time yesterday morning, I probably could have caught the live feed of the ALA Awards. But alas, I have to read the official press release like the rest of you. (Besides, like I … Continue reading
Well, that’s embarrassing. The finalists were announced for the National Book Award, but they made a bit of a mistake. Lauren Myracle’s Shine was on the list of finalists, but it wasn’t supposed to be. The title should have been … Continue reading