Book Adventures Weekly, Issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of our new feature, the Book Adventures Weekly! Published every Monday morning, first thing, we line up a bunch of links that will lead you to news, lists, and fun sites relating to all the things we talk about and do here on The Book Adventures. Without further ado:

Ever wonder what Marilyn Monroe read? Openculture lists the 430 books in her personal library. Have you read any of the books listed?

There’s a word for letting books pile up in your home unread. You know, the to-be-reads? Japanese has it.

Worried about Ebola? Biographile has a list of books that put Ebola into perspective.

Traveling through the UK? View these photos of charming bookshops over at Buzzfeed that you should visit while there. Having book adventures while on adventures – what could be better?

If you think tsundoku might describe your lifestyle, then check out Charlie Lovett’s guidelines for going from book accumulator to book collector.

Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, co-winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. The New York Times Sunday Book Review recently interviewed Malala.

Looking for some vintage Halloween reads? reviews two classic horror novels from Alan Ryan and Thomas Altman.

Have you made up your mind to read Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor, yet? Let the Book Smugglers help you decide.

While it’s too late to participate, #Diversiverse at BookLust has links to 134 books by authors from diverse backgrounds, including N.K. Jemisin, Karen Lord, Isabel Allende, Jacqueline Koyanagi, and Sherman Alexie.


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