Posts Tagged: Bookish
To celebrate Movember or No-Shave November or whatever we’re calling it this year, Bookish has a fun little quiz about literary mustaches of note.
See if you can tell whether those whiskers belong to Henry James or Thomas Hardy, or whether you can tell Hemingway and Faulkner apart by their facial hair rather than their prose....more
For Bookish, music writer and self-described “karaoke ho” Rob Sheffield lists which songs famous authors of the past would have belted out on karaoke night.
He’s unquestionably right about Oscar Wilde crooning something from The Smiths, though it seems a missed opportunity not to have given James Joyce “Baby Got Back.”
Which tunes do you think your favorite writers would have favored?...more
Read it if you’re interested in books concerning father/son relationships and want recommendations from someone who wrote a whole novel on the subject....more