Literary Linking: September 4 – 8

This week’s article topics include: literary destinations, Billy bookcases, Snowy Day stamps, and more!

The best bookish links the week of September 4 – 8:

Ten Audible Classics Narrated by Celebs
An audiobook narrator can make or break a book. Luckily there are many classic novels (which are fantastic anyway) that are being read by celebrities with great narrative skills. From this list, I particularly love Stephen Fry reading Sherlock Holmes and Rachel McAdams reading Anne of Green Gables.

The Ultimate Preview: Most Recommended Books of Fall
Ultimate lists are the best. This one lists the most popular book releases of the fall based on how many times they’ve been mentioned in the press.

On the Ubiquitous, Economy-Shaping, Library-Defining Billy Bookcase
I feel like everyone has owned a Billy bookcase at some point in their life. Enjoy learning the history of this ubiquitous everyday object!

U.S. Postal Service Unveils Series of Stamps Honoring Children’s Book ‘The Snowy Day’
I can’t wait to put these stamps on my cards this holiday season. Ezra Jack Keats’ art is absolutely beautiful – it’ll be great to have it all over our mail.

11 Literary Destinations Every Book Lover Should Visit in the Fall
Number one on the list is the American Writers Museum in Chicago and I am dying to go. It might not be this fall, but I’m definitely there!


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