- There’s something about pop-up books that inspires feelings of joy and wonder in children and adults. This video, featuring the aptly nicknamed Popuplady, gives you a peek inside her fabulous collection of over 9,000 pop-up and moveable books.
- We’ve head that we live in a “Golden Age” of television, so is it little wonder that some are trying to cash in on this by writing books structured like a television series? On the evolution of a new kind of serialized fiction.
- Many book lovers find the idea of shelving books spine-in to be preposterous if not outright horrifying. But maybe there’s a good reason for this unconventional approach to book storage….
- Most everyone has a humble dictionary lurking on their shelves. It is in many ways a symbol of the belief that there is such a thing as “good” or “proper” language that can be packaged and sold. But is this prescriptive approach to dictionaries—and language—changing?
- And finally, we are pleased as punch to see that Mrs Romanov by Lori Cayer and The Essential Charles Bruce, selected by Carmine Starnino, have made their way into 49th Shelf’s Most Anticipated Fall 2018 Poetry Preview. The blog post has a whole slew of new poetry collections to look forward to.
And there you have it. Another week, another PQ Weekly Roundup. Hope you enjoyed your bookish links this week.
Have a happy Friday!