Our April Fools Day weekend is all "booked".
How To Talk To Bookworms When They Are Reading? DON'T. Just don't. Do not talk to them. Do not approach them. Do not, and I repeat, DO NOT interrupt them. Do not assume bookworms are anything but deeply indulged into a lifesaving read, a breath of air for their minds and their souls. Just leave … Continue reading How To Talk To Bookworms When They Are Reading?
Love them in a hate kind of way.
Here are some of the tropes I have learned to adore and detest, usually at the same time.
1. The right to not read 2. The right to skip pages 3. The right to not finish 4. The right to reread 5. The right to read anything 6. The right to escapism 7. The right to read anywhere 8. The right to browse 9. The right to read out loud 10. The right … Continue reading “Reader’s Bill of Rights” by Daniel Pennac
When we moved in together a few months ago, I began to take note of some subtle differences that I think are shared characteristics of bookworms, from the perspective of the relative illiterates who love them.
"Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!"
His name is Scott Rogowsky, he is a comedian and he recently posted an album on his Facebook page (better to say, a page for his late-night talk show) with all the book covers he used for this occasion.
Sometimes, authors get bold, and instead of constructing a "proper" dedication, they write words that are unorthodox, honest and often humorous.
In one of the busiest subways in the world, in New York, Scott made a little social experiment: he faked some interesting book covers and filmed how passengers around him reacted.