This week on the bookish internet

  • I will never not share a round up of the weirdest things librarians have found in returned books. (Tin House Blog)
  • Zoe Dickinson works at a book store with no catalog! Here’s what she’s learned about navigating without a map. (Book Riot)
  • Looking for something funny to read? The Guardian asked some of the biggest names in fiction about their favorite funny books.
  • Things have gone very wrong with American education when a poet can’t answer questions about her work on two standardized tests. (Washington Post)
  • Courtney Tanner reports on books that are banned in the Utah prison system. (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Emily Temple examines more than a century of books that have been called “the Great American novel.” What do you think? (LitHub)
  • Erin Blakemore digs up an excellent article from the JSTOR archives about underground publishing in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation. (Daily JSTOR)
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