In Our Feeds: In the year 2000, book clubs, cupcakes, Central Park, and more!
By Dante on August 3rd, 2012
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
What did French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901, and 1910 think the year 2000 had in store? Flying firemen, underwater croquet, and what looks like a proto-Roomba, according the fantastic set of images featured at The Public Domain Review.
Book clubs are a lot of fun and a great way to meet fellow book lovers. Scoutmob has some off-beat book clubs in the New York City area that might kindle some inspiration for unique book groups in your community.
Cupcakes are a staple around the OOM offices, and these literary cupcakes (they’re topped with tiny book covers of some well known works) from Victoria’s Kitchen mash up two of our favorite things!
New York’s Central Park is a haven for city dwellers, a massive tract of green space where you can do everything from ride bikes to play sports, steer model boats to paddleboat, sunbathe to meditate. To celebrate this miraculous space, a group of writers shared what Central Park means to them in the book Central Park: An Anthology.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling brings a piece of her creation to life in her back yard in the form of a 40-foot-high Hogwarts-style playground behind her mansion in Edinburgh.
We’ve all encountered books that are, for one reason or another, just really hard to read. To celebrate the books that stymie us, Publishers Weekly compiled a list of the Top 10 Most Difficult Books.
What links will you be catching up on this weekend?
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