Trong G Nguyen’s ‘Library’, the complete text of a book or individual chapters written word for word on rice kernels.
Best thing ever said to me on the mic at a public event: “When I read your book I really wanted to sleep with you, but now not so much.” And I can’t work out to this day whether it was the way I looked or some unsexy thing I said about plot or the use of apostrophes.
Beautiful bird illustrations drawn in old engineering and science textbooks.
Here’s some motivation for literature-loving neurotics who are trying to stop biting their nails.
From Boswell and Johnson, to Kerouac and Ginsberg: famous literary friendships.
Selfridges celebrates all things word-y.