Booklicious: Friday Bookmarks

January 10, 2014


*Oh snap! That professor who introduced you to Beowulf probably taught it to you wrong. [via the Daily Telegraph]

*Want the riches of J. K. Rowling? The fame of Stephen King? The notoriety of E. L. James? Don't read this article. [via Cracked]

*Next time you're on the train, on the bus, or in a cafe, take a look around and take note of who's got an e-reader. The bestseller lists imply that at least one of them is reading Mein Kampf. [via the Guardian]

*Barnes and Noble is screwed. [via GalleyCat]

*Aspiring authors — if at first you don't succeed, try, try again. A shocking number of now-iconic writers went though the same thing. Don't believe me? Go read their rejection letters. [via Mental Floss]

*Simone de Beauvoir received a lovely Google doodle on what would have been her 106th birthday. Bon anniversaire, madame. [via the Independent]


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