Saturday, November 25, 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 25 November 2017

This Week on Books Direct -
25 November 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 25 November 2017


Here's a list of some great articles you may have missed this week. Enjoy!

Books To Read If You're Dreaming Of A White Christmas by Becca Varcoe for Frankie Magazine
A selection of cool Christmas reads for hot Aussies.

Books To Read If You're Dreaming Of A White Christmas by Becca Varcoe for Frankie Magazine


Richard Adams’s books, going to auction in December, include a first edition of Jane Austen’s Emma, Shakespeare’s Second Folio, and Boswell’s Life of Johnson.

Watership Down Author's Personal Library Reveals Precious Treasures by Alison Flood for The Guardian


A person’s bookshelves can tell you a lot about them - their interests, their histories, their dusting abilities - and while the content is what’s most important, of course, the organization can also speak volumes. Check out the systems, current and former, of a few notable literary figures.

How 11 Writers Organize Their Personal Libraries by Emily Temple for LitHub


Why Writers Need to Walk by Laura Boulay for GoRead
There will always be a romance, a dance of sorts, between the writer and the natural world, the solitude of the pen on paper (today fingers on keyboard), the flow of words from the unseen to the seen.

Why Writers Need to Walk by Laura Boulay for GoRead


My Thanksgiving for The New York Times
Nine accomplished writers share their stories of the holiday.

My Thanksgiving for The New York Times


How To Makeover Your Blog To Get More Traction podcast with Julie Solomon for Amy Porterfield
It’s time to talk about your blog - are you seeing the traction you really want? If not, today’s special guest has answers.

How To Makeover Your Blog To Get More Traction podcast with Julie Solomon for Amy Porterfield


Whatever your familial reading taste, picking up a book might just be one of the best things you can do to keep your family functional. Here's what reading books can do for your family.

10 Reasons You Should Read With Your Family This Holiday Season by Charlotte Ahlin for Bustle


No matter how many unread books you own, there's always room for more.

21 Things Book Lovers Feel Slightly Guilty About by Jamie Jones for BuzzFeed


Plenty of books have been banned or censored over the years - and even more attempts have been made to ban and censor them. But what exactly were these books brought to trial for?

Why Exactly Is This Book Obscene? (Skip To The Dirty Bits) by Emily Temple for LitHub


If you enjoyed this blog post, please visit the other This Week posts for links to more great articles.

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