This week on the bookish internet

  • Nick Ripatrazone reflects on authors who burned their work or asked for their work to be burned after their deaths. (The Millions)
    • Pair this with a short article about 10 authors who asked friends and family to destroy their work. (mental floss)
  • Carly Miller has a wonderful rant about the meaning of all these books that call women girls in their titles. (Melville House Press blog)
  • An academic study has mapped out “book deserts,” places in the United States were children have scant (if any) access to books. (NYU At a Glance)