Category: carousels

Carousel #18

The Millions covers a long list of upcoming books in 2014. Like I don’t have enough in my to-read pile already. This dialect quiz got passed around the internet quite a bit recently. I took...

Carousel #17

There is a documentary about writers and what they define as “bad” writing, called Bad Writing. You can watch it here for free for the entire month of January. Give it a watch! Featuring a...

Carousel #16

Perfect for the holidays, here is Emily Dickinson’s recipe for gingerbread. Special thanks to my dear friend Caitlin for this find: Tori Amos talks about how poetry has inspired her and recites “Lady Lazarus” by...

Carousel #15

Here’s a neat idea: a subscription service where your favorite cultural icons put together mail goodies for you that are personally meaningful. You can see all the different people doing this at Quarterly Co. The...

Carousel #14

A book-loving teen discusses how he has to deal with “dumbing himself down” and pretending to be someone else while among his peers and growing up in an environment that doesn’t particularly encourage reading. My...