Bolivia’s Capital Hosts its first Literary Festival

The hard-working BiblioWorks team (Matt & Co!) working in Bolivia recently coordinated Sucre’s first ever book fair with the help of a number of volunteers. You can also read more from the point of view of one of the volunteers who was instrumental to pulling

BiblioWorks opens its 8th community library

BiblioWorks has opened its eighth community library in rural Bolivia.  You can read more about it over at Biblio or read about the inauguration itself here. This is Biblioworks’ first library in 2 years, so we’re excited to see Tomina up and running and benefiting

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Auteurs

Francois Truffaut and Eric Rohmer, two filmmakers from the French New Wave period, are of particular interest to the readers among us because they were both so literary in their concerns. Truffaut’s most famous film, Jules et Jim, is based on the novel of the

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Don’t Miss the Philadelphia Book Fair!

For the first time in several years, book lovers have a big reason to flock back to Philly. The Philadelphia Book & Ephemera Fair will take place Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, 2010. “This is the only major vintage Book & Ephemera event

Get your Geek on…

Tomorrow, May 1st, 2010, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Since 2002, the first Saturday in May has been celebrated as Free Comic Book Day in independent comic book stores internationally.

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Top Five Poems to Celebrate Spring

I am wrapped in thunder and delight, watching the flickering lightning, entranced at the window like a child on her birthday morning. Thunderstorms mean many things to me, but at this fine moment the rumble is repeating only one phrase: Wake up! Spring is coming!

Film’s Books

As the saying  goes, the book is  better than the film. This is usually the case. There are times when both are good. There are times when the film is better. Sometimes, though, they are both great, and maintain their formal integrity as a book