Article: The Biblio-Mat


The link below is to an article that looks at a Canadian Used Bookseller’s (The Monkey’s Paw) vending machine that will spit out a random used book for $2.00. The vending machine is called the Biblio-Mat.

For more visit:
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2012/11/15/today-in-spectacular-bookseller-practices-a-random-used-book-vending-machine

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The Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen


The link below is to an English translation of the recently discovered first work by Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Tallow Candle.’

For more visit:
http://politiken.dk/newsinenglish/ECE1841044/hans-christian-andersens-the-tallow-candle/

Article: Harry Potter Shop Now Open


The link below is to an article reporting on the Harry Potter shop that is now open, with a striking similarity to the Wand Shop in the Harry Potter movies.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2012/dec/14/harry-potter-shop-opens-verdict

Article: Learning to Enjoy Reading


The link below is an article written in response to a person asking the question, ‘how can I learn to enjoy reading?’ What do you think – any ideas?

For more visit:
http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2012/12/ask-lh-how-can-i-learn-to-enjoy-reading/