Book News: Free Mystery Books, Holocaust Stories and More

The Pain of the Holocaust Echoes Through Three Israeli Novels THE TEACHER By Michal Ben-Naftali Translated by Daniella Zamir 184 pp. Open Letter. Paper, $14.95. Elsa Weiss, a Tel Aviv high school teacher, seemed a closed book to her students and colleagues. Both inside and outside the classroom, she was cold and distant, with few […]Read More

Books & Stuff: Madalorian Comic Covers, Adopt a Cat

The Mandalorian Comic Books Eight episodes of the first season of Disney+ live action Star Wars television series The Mandalorian illustrated to look like old comic book covers. Star Wars: The Mandalorian comic book covers by talented artist Dvglzv. Chapter 1: The Mandalorian Chapter 2: The Child Chapter 3: The Sin Chapter 4: Sanctuary Chapter […]Read More

Books & Stuff, Shops Doing Well, Superheroes and More

Books & Stuff, Shops Doing Well, Superheroes and More UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores The trade association for the UKs booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 member-stores. n an announcement today (January 10) from their offices in Londons Bell Yard, the Booksellers Association reports […]Read More

Book News: Most Checked-Out Books, Writing Reality

New York Public Library books have been circulating among New York City homes for 125 years. Now the library system, the largest of its kind in the United States, has crunched the numbers to come up with the 10 most checked-out books in its history.    1. “The Snowy Day,” by Ezra Jack Keats (485,583 […]Read More

Book News – Legos, LeCarré and Anticipated Releases

Lego Bookshop Recreate the charm of a backstreet bookshop that you might discover in any quaint village or town with this LEGO® Creator Expert collectors’ toy. The 3-storey bookshop and adjoining modular town house building is filled with fun building techniques and surprising details, including a display window, reading nook and […] Click here to […]Read More

Books & Stuff: Fictional Families, Gaiman, Bowie

7 Amazing Illustrated Editions of Neil Gaiman’s Novels Im a huge fan of Neil Gaimans novels: from the way his stories unfold to the complexity of his worlds. Ive been collecting his works, and various editions of them, for more than ten years, from his comics and novels to adaptations of his short stories and […]Read More