The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry | RA Crossroads

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Readers’ Advisory expert Neal Wyatt shares the charm and subtle heft of one bookseller’s life, the process of building family, and the narratives that stay with us.

Beatles Freaks, A Manhood Manual, and the Tour de France | Books for Dudes

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Did curiosity kill the cat? It might have— it’s taking the fifth. But everyone tends to forget the rest of the aphorism: “And satisfaction brought it back.” In Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin wrote, “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on […]

Irish Crime: Mysterious Reading for St. Patrick’s Day | Wyatt’s World

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Cozy meets historical meets thriller meets action; five mysteries and a lot of Ireland

In a Room of Their Own: Reading Women’s History Month | Wyatt’s World

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Women writers have their views; five suggested titles

Biblio-Maker Spaces: Books as Objects of, and Inspiration for, Art | Wyatt’s World

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For inspiration, go to the stacks

Five Suggestions for African American History Month | Wyatt’s World

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Als mashup, a case of attachment for Johnson, Congressman Lewis’s visual memoir, a wrenching immigrant experience, Ward’s crystalline prose.

Trashy Pulps Spun into Literary Gold | The Reader’s Shelf

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Their beat goes on; writers who changed the landscape of pop fiction

Perfect 289s | Books for Dudes

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At first glance, you’d think that the number 289 isn’t anything special. What can it signify? The area code for Southern Ontario? An engine block size? DDC for “Other denominations & sects” under “Christian denominations”? The square of 17? It’s all these things, but it’s so much more. But 289 is indeed a very special […]

The Five Reading Stages of Romantic Liaisons | Wyatt’s World

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Romances to admire, keep close, and adore.

Pop Culture Advisory: The Fault in Our Stars

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What to read, watch, listen to, and play until the release of the The Fault in Our Stars film

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