This week’s article topics include: a Haruki Murakami playlist, a new literary advice column, bookish vacation spots in NYC and more!
My favorite bookish links from the week of April 10 – 14
Can You Judge a Book by its Odor?
Most avid readers I know love the smell of books, but they might not know how to describe the scent other than saying it has “old-book smell” or “new-book smell.” Scientists have been working hard to help us develop a more exact vocabulary by creating a “historic book odour wheel.”
A 3,550-Song Playlist from Haruki Murakami’s Personal Record Collection
Lots of jazz, some classical – it’s a really great playlist to listen to as you’re reading.
35 Literary Destinations in New York City for the Ultimate Bookish Vacation
Every time I go to NYC, I scour the web for fun literary sites to visit. This list is the most comprehensive I’ve come across so far. I can’t wait to head back to the Big Apple to check out some of these spots!
New Book Pays Tribute to the Library Card Catalog
I will be purchasing this book, no questions asked!
Dear Reader, Meet Your Match: An Advice Column for Book Lovers
The NY Times has a new advice column for readers. I liked the recommendations given, so it gets a green light from me.
Jude Law To Play Young Dumbledore in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel
I was pleasantly surprised that I liked the first ‘Fantastic Beasts’ as much as I did, and I think Jude Law is good choice for Dumbledore. Too bad we have to wait until November 2018 for ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ to come out!