Posts Tagged: Bookish

Make Reading a New Year’s Resolution!

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The folks over at BOOKish have a wonderful idea: add reading to your list of New Year’s resolutions. They have helpful hints for how you can accomplish this: “Read a new author It’s so difficult to determine which authors are “new” to which readers, so we’re recommending reads by a slew of recent fantastic debut […]

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Literary Mustaches of Note

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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 […]

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Emily Dickinson: Karaoke Queen?

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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 […]

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Let A Rumpus Pal Choose Your Next Book

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Bookish, the new website that helps you choose and buy books based on input from writers, editors, and publishers, has a post up by Rumpus contributor/interviewee Scott Hutchins. 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. His suggestions range from Nick […]

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