- 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 seems it’s now a tradition for me to do a Banned Books Week video. This year, I share with you an excerpt from Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game, which caused a certain teacher in South Carolina to be suspended … Continue reading
It’s not a proper Banned Books Week without a video of me reading. I should really do these more often; they’re fun. (Until your phone rings in the middle and you have to re-record a perfectly good video.)
Hey, guys! It’s time for Banned Books Week again! Rather than tell you all about the fun of BBW (which I did last year, and which you can do yourself at their website), I’m going to pick apart the list … Continue reading
In communist Vietnam, children are rebelling against the government—they’re acquiring banned books at any cost. My initial reaction: That’s what I’m talking about. Consider the differences between having to get your hands on books illegally versus how spoiled everyone else … Continue reading
Oh, the things I do for literature. I made a little video of myself reading from Slaughterhouse-Five for banned books week. Admittedly, it was quite fun. Perhaps I’ll do video posts more often? (Personally, I enjoy the part where I … Continue reading
Continuing with our celebration of banned books week, I’ve been checking out lists of titles that have been banned or challenged. I stumbled upon the list of 100 most frequently challenged books of the ’90′s, which I obviously had to … Continue reading
Saturday the 24th marked the start of Banned Books Week, and (for a change) I actually remembered this time. There’s a website and all sorts of fun things going on. My favorite is the virtual read-out, where people (authors included) … Continue reading