ATG Quirkies: Pumpkin Spice Knows No Limits

Check out these unique halloween takes on some Russian literary classics as the Electric Literature website presents Pumpkin Spice Dostoevsky. (Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG...

ATG Quirkies: Napoleon’s Kindle

In this post, the Open Culture website reveals something that only an Napoleon aficionado might know.  A voracious reader, the French Emperor had his own miniaturized traveling library that he took o...

ATG Quirkies: Room Service for Books….in Paris!

This post by Kristian Wilson on the Bustle website offers this great vacation advice. “If you have the time and the money, you might consider spending the summer in France, because a room servi...

ATG Quirkies: World Championship Puntests

Lovers of puns may want to rush out and get Away With Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions; Harper Perennial; 273 pages; $15.99 and £8.99. The book is by Joe Berkowitz, an ...

ATG Quirkies: No More Entry Fee for This Bookshop

British book lovers in Hawes, UK breathed a deep sigh of relief when a new owner took over the second-hand bookshop Bloomindales from Steve Bloom who was dubbed the ‘bookseller from hell’ and the ‘Ba...