Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.
If you’re wondering what to read next, you might be interested to know that the 2021 Booker Prize longlist has been announced, and there are a couple Canadian authors on the list.
You could also check out this reading list of books by authors who identify as being people with disabilities, in honour of Disability Pride Month.
The English language is charmingly—or frustratingly—inconsistent. But its linguistic quirkiness isn’t just a result of the adoption of foreign words into the lexicon. This article looks at the influence of timing and technology on the evolution of the language.
What happens when you publish a book during a pandemic? A few authors share their experiences.
And finally, this piece celebrating the concept of tsundoku, which is the Japanese word that refers to “the tendency to buy books and let them pile up around the house unread.”
Happy Friday, Quill friends! We hope you enjoyed this latest update containing our best book and reading links. Check back next week for more bookish content!
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