Tag Archives: Books and Reading

Stella Prize Winner – 2018

Alexis Wright has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Stella Prize for her biography Tracker. Tracker is a collective memoir of the charismatic Aboriginal leader, political thinker and entrepreneur Tracker Tilmouth. Having known him for many years, Alexis Wright interviewed … Continue reading

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The Reading Hour 2016

  The annual Reading Hour aims at encouraging families to spend time reading with each other. Although the 16th of August from 6 – 7pm is nominated as the specific time and date for Reading Hour 2016 and some families and … Continue reading

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The effects of reading a book

I found this on the Stephen’s Lighthouse blog and thought you’d all find it interesting. (Click on the image to make it larger and easier to read.)

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I found this on the Stephen’s Lighthouse blog and he’d found it on a site called Compound Interest where, as well as this infographic, there is a detailed explanation of why books smell like they do wherever they are in their … Continue reading

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Which species of reader are you?

Click on the graphic to see full size. (Source : http://bookshelvesofdoom.blogs.com/bookshelves_of_doom/2013/07/infographic-what-reader-species-are-you.html)

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Another book sculpture gifted “in support of libraries, books, words, ideas”

  Another beautiful, intricate book sculpture has been left in Edinburgh, this time at Leith Library. The book sculptures started appearing in various places around Edinburgh in 2011. They were left with the message: ‘in support of books, libraries, words, ideas’.  To … Continue reading

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Fun with Books

Organizing the Bookcase by Sean Ohlenkamp Poetry in motion!

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