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  • November 13, 2015
    Olde Book Pillow Classics from ThinkGeek are three pillows that look like classic novels. Treasure Island and The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes ($18 apiece) are permanently closed books, and Alice's Adventures In Wonderland ($25) is permanently open. Personally, I think all t... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    This is an interactive map detailing famous literary trips across the United States. How many of the books have you read? I have read all fourteen. "There are only twelve." I am way better at reading than math, I swear. Thanks to Aisha, who has inspired me to reread Travel... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    The first six Star Wars movies are all being adapted into 24-page Little Golden Books so you can read Star Wars to your children before bed and give them SPACE DREAMS. They'll cost around $5 apiece ($3.74 on Amazon) and will be released July 28th. Are you going to get them al... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    These are the superhero bookends and floating bookshelves available from Israeli design studio Atori Design. They cost $25 apiece and make it look like Superman some generic caped superhero is saving your books from falling. Pretty clever. Me? I don't use any bookends becau... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    This is a video from Mashable of author Chuck Palahniuk reading 'Fight Club 4 Kids', an incredibly abbreviated version of his novel 'Fight Club' aimed at a much younger audience. I just bought copies for all my nieces and nephews and little cousins to read every night before b... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2015
    This is E-Book Backup, the analog backup of artist Jesse England's Kindle copy of George Orwell's literary classic Nineteen Eighty-Four. He created the hardbound book by photocopying each page of the Kindle version. Sounds tedious. He also re-uploaded his scanned copy back o... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    You had me at Space Raptor Butt Invasion. Because dino homoerotica is all the rage these days (a rage I 100% started by the way), this is a series of dinosaur and mythical beast homoerotica published by Chuck Tingle (who may or may not have taken his name from the map-selling ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2015
    Note: Still sick as hell, bear with me. Because bookworms are a hardcore bunch, somebody hacked a road sign in downtown Los Angeles late last week with the message, 'READ A F***ING BOOK'. And while reading is fundamental, reading while driving is considered dangerous and shou... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2014
    This is a small series of Nintendo video games imagined as the covers of pulp fiction covers by artist Ástor Alexander (also, his deviantART page). This is Metroid here, but there's Super Mario and Zelda covers after the jump. Plus a bonus non-Nintendo one for Bioshock Infini... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    Note: This isn't the whole graphic, hit the jump to see the whole thing. Bonus points for reading it on the can. This is an infographic about reading on the shitter. I find it hard to believe only 75% of Americans have used their cell phone in the bathroom. Apparently 25% o... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is an emotional, minute-long video of LeVar Burton responding to the news that the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter reached it's $1-million funding goal in less than a day. Currently, the campaign has collected $1,854,000, with 34 days remaining. Clearly people care about chi... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2014
    LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow just launched a Kickstarter campaign to "Bring Reading Rainbow Back for Every Child, Everywhere" by putting the show on the web, creating specialized classroom versions, and delivering it free to schools in need. Did you know 1 out of 4 America... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2014
    This is a series of super heroines/villains on the covers of fictional romance novels (plus one Sweet Valley High knockoff) as imagined by artist Tony Fleecs. It's a great idea. You think there isn't a giant market for erotic superhero fan fiction? I could write four lines a... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2014
    This is the papier-mâché book sculpture of Smaug tearing himself out of the pages of 'The Hobbit' made by DeviantARTist FarTooManyIdeas. You know, books are one of the few things that still make adults utilize their imaginations. Also, staring at a fire. I can literally star... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2013
    Etsy seller GeekifyInc is selling these Neverending Story tablet covers. They cost $66 and come in a variety of sizes to fit most popular tablets. Don't want the Neverending Story one? What the hell is the matter with you? They also make a Labyrinth book, a linking book fro... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    This is the Reading Net designed by Spanish creative studio Playoffice. Of course I'm not sure how much credit Playoffice actually deserves. It's not like they invented nets, they just came up with the idea of hanging them in home libraries to give your kids a place to hang o... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    First of all, there should be no such thing as library copies of Fifty Shades Of Grey. That's like back in the day when movie rental stores had adult sections -- you should not rent p0rno movies. Chances are the dude who watched it before you had his penis in his hands just m... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is a series by illustrator and graphic designer Jeca Martinez reimagining all the Harry Potter book covers as minimalistic animated GIFs. My favorite is the Prisoner of Azkaban. What's yours? Just kidding, I don't care. Yes I do. I just say things like that to protect... / Continue →