This week’s link topics include: decorating with books, the best ways to read over the summer, a review of David Sedaris’ new essay collection, and more!
The best bookish links the week of May 21 – 25:
Geez, this is depressing… though I’m not sure it’s fair to put people on the spot like that and then taunt them. Thoughts?
Scientists actually got 4-year-olds to sit still in an FMRI machine to do this study, and the results are not surprising: reading picture books to kids is so so so so good for them. The science behind it is fascinating.
I didn’t even know David Sedaris had a new book coming out, and this review is fabulous. In odd situations, Alan Cumming has found himself asking, “What would David Sedaris do?” I think the world would be a better and funnier place if all of us ask that!
A nice list of things to consider when reading during the summer months. My favorite has got to be: “let your kids check out all books they can carry this summer.”
Do any of you group your books by the tint of the spine??? I didn’t know that was a thing!