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teachingliteracy:

by wertheim

Fun story: When I went to Elliot Bay Bookstore, there was a shelf labeled like this. Then I called my dad and asked him to put money in my joint account so I could send things home.

teachingliteracy:

by wertheim

Fun story: When I went to Elliot Bay Bookstore, there was a shelf labeled like this. Then I called my dad and asked him to put money in my joint account so I could send things home.

italktosnakes:

FALL BOOK HAUL! So many new books, so little time. 

I guess Tabitha approves of my reading choice? #tabitharemainsannoyed #books #cat #catsofinstagram

I guess Tabitha approves of my reading choice? #tabitharemainsannoyed #books #cat #catsofinstagram

springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books
One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books

One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

(via rachaelknocksallthetime)

10 Steamy Classics to Read During Banned Books Week | Playboy

This was a fun thing I wrote.

I interviewed Missy Suicide for Playboy. It was awesome. You can read about her and the Suicide Girls’ new book here.

Inside the Suicide Girls’ Geekology

Brooklyn Public Library #books

Brooklyn Public Library #books

"No I don’t want to be pet. No you can’t read either." #tabitharemainsannoyed #cats #catsofinstagram #reading #books

"No I don’t want to be pet. No you can’t read either." #tabitharemainsannoyed #cats #catsofinstagram #reading #books

Neil Gaiman talks to The Ocean at the End of the Lane book club

I really adore the first 3 minutes of this that is a lovely little love letter to book clubs.

Free ebook of Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box for owners of the print book

mostlysignssomeportents:

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Peter from Bitlit writes, “Best selling author Joe Hill (son of Stephen King) has made his acclaimed horror novel Heart-Shaped Box available as a free eBook bundle. For the next two weeks anybody with a hardcover or paperback is eligible for a free ebook through Bitlit.”

Read more…

Parnassus Book Services in Yarmouth #books

Parnassus Book Services in Yarmouth #books

And so begins vacation 2014. #books #thegoldfinch

And so begins vacation 2014. #books #thegoldfinch

She literally sleeps with books sometimes, folks. #books

She literally sleeps with books sometimes, folks. #books

teachingliteracy:

by wertheim

Fun story: When I went to Elliot Bay Bookstore, there was a shelf labeled like this. Then I called my dad and asked him to put money in my joint account so I could send things home.

teachingliteracy:

by wertheim

Fun story: When I went to Elliot Bay Bookstore, there was a shelf labeled like this. Then I called my dad and asked him to put money in my joint account so I could send things home.

italktosnakes:

FALL BOOK HAUL! So many new books, so little time. 

I guess Tabitha approves of my reading choice? #tabitharemainsannoyed #books #cat #catsofinstagram

I guess Tabitha approves of my reading choice? #tabitharemainsannoyed #books #cat #catsofinstagram

springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books
One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books

One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

(via rachaelknocksallthetime)

10 Steamy Classics to Read During Banned Books Week | Playboy

This was a fun thing I wrote.

I interviewed Missy Suicide for Playboy. It was awesome. You can read about her and the Suicide Girls’ new book here.

Inside the Suicide Girls’ Geekology

Brooklyn Public Library #books

Brooklyn Public Library #books

"No I don’t want to be pet. No you can’t read either." #tabitharemainsannoyed #cats #catsofinstagram #reading #books

"No I don’t want to be pet. No you can’t read either." #tabitharemainsannoyed #cats #catsofinstagram #reading #books

Neil Gaiman talks to The Ocean at the End of the Lane book club

I really adore the first 3 minutes of this that is a lovely little love letter to book clubs.

Free ebook of Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box for owners of the print book

mostlysignssomeportents:

image

Peter from Bitlit writes, “Best selling author Joe Hill (son of Stephen King) has made his acclaimed horror novel Heart-Shaped Box available as a free eBook bundle. For the next two weeks anybody with a hardcover or paperback is eligible for a free ebook through Bitlit.”

Read more…

Parnassus Book Services in Yarmouth #books

Parnassus Book Services in Yarmouth #books

And so begins vacation 2014. #books #thegoldfinch

And so begins vacation 2014. #books #thegoldfinch

She literally sleeps with books sometimes, folks. #books

She literally sleeps with books sometimes, folks. #books

Free ebook of Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box for owners of the print book

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