Week of Books: March 11, 2011

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on March 11, 2011

This week in book news and book reviews:

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Paris Literary Theme Hotel

A new hotel in Paris that is literary-themed, with prose on the walls and full works on the shelves.

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Book mobile

Hanging book mobiles and sculptures made from the pages of books.

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edward-gorey-exhibit

The Maven of Macabre, Edward Gorey, is the star of a new exhibit in Boston.
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Book wreath

More in recycled books: a rosette wreath from old book pages.

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zaide smith changing my mind

I am in love with Zadie Smith’s That Crafty Feeling, an essay/lecture on how she crafts her novels – and the fact she never reads them after she’s finished.

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amanda-hocking

Meet Amanda Hocking, the 26-year-old indie self-publishing author who is making a killing on Kindle with her YA, paranormal romance fiction.

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book origami

An Etsy artist creates custom origami within the pages of books.

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Show me Your Shelves from Written Word

I have a new project, Show Me Your Shelves. Read about it, then send me your pictures.

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That’s all for now. Keep an eye on me on Twitter (@derwoodhunsdale) for more fun tips and bookish tricks all week long. Sometimes I talk about what I am eating for lunch, too. So there is a little something for everyone.

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