'Tis the Season
Bustle featured "10 literary 'ugly' Christmas sweaters to make your holiday parties bookish and bright," as well as "14 important lessons Harry Potter taught us about the holidays." Brightly shared "8 clever ways to celebrate the holidays with books." First Lady Michelle Obama read The Night Before Christmas with Miss Piggy during the national Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the Huffington Post noted.
Ticket books: "Brazil's biggest pocket book publisher L&PM Editores created a collection of small paperbacks that also work as subway tickets," PSFK reported.
"The only footage of Mark Twain in existence" was featured by Mental Floss, which noted that in 1909, Thomas Edison "visited Twain's estate in Redding, Conn., and filmed the famous author."
Miss Biffin on Deportment is just one of the imagined works Charles Dickens (channeling Jorge Luis Borges) imagined to create "a fake library, with 37 witty invented book titles," Open Culture wrote.
Author Natasha Carthew picked her "top 10 revenge reads" for the Guardian.