The Top Book Links of March

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Admittedly, while I have been a bit delinquent in posting these "Best of" lists (October, anyone?), I have still be quite active over on Twitter sharing the latest and greatest book news, curated by yours truly. Presuming you were outside enjoying the unseasonably-warm weather over the last month or just generally had your nose stuck in a book (no judgment), below are the most popular book-related links from the past month. Enjoy!

Case of the purloined library book solved 35 years later [Great Falls Tribune]

7 Tips for Donating Old Books Without Being A Jerk [Lit Reactor]

Bookshop turns classics into clickbait to get people reading [BBC]

Listen to rare recordings of J.R.R. Tolkien reading ‘The Lord of the Rings’ [Aleteia]

The Hardest Books We've Ever Read [Book Riot]

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming [The Guardian]

How Many Books Will You Read Before You Die? [LitHub]

Lack of Oxford Comma Could Cost Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute [NY Times]

Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print [The Guardian]

A Bookstore Is Displaying All Books By Men Backward, And It's Eye-Opening [Buzzfeed]

Improve any novel by changing its second line to “And then the murders began” [AV Club]

Uncovering the Hidden Books Tucked Inside Every Single Library [Atlas Obscura]

 

Cheers and keep reading,

Buzz