ATG Quirkies: Have You Ever Boontled?

Amazingly, there is a tiny village in California that has its own language and it’s extraordinary! The village is called Boonville and “many of the residents  still proudly speak their own lang...

ATG Quirkies: A Novel Use for Novels

Check out this post from the My Modern Met website! Author Anna Gragert highlights the imaginative creations of artist Su Blackwell who “utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds...

ATG Quirkies: Do You Believe in the Book Fairies?

If not, you may want to reconsider. According to their website the book fairies are all over and could be anyone. “They share a love of reading and a desire to share books with others! Currentl...

ATG Quirkies: Library Hand and the Telegraph

This post from Atlas Obscura tells the story of what was once called library hand, a fastidiously neat penmanship style made for card catalogs. Believe it or not, back in the late 1880’s this w...