Literary March Madness: The Show Goes On
The New York Public Library is still hosting its annual Literary March Madness tournament, despite the cancellation of this year's NCAA basketball tourney due to coronavirus concerns.
Entertainment Weekly recommended "quaran-reads: 8 vital books about pandemics (that aren't coronavirus)."
Boccaccio's Decameron, "a book of medieval Italian sex stories can help us get through the pandemic," according to Electric Lit.
"Can you sort these fictional characters into their proper species?" Mental Floss challenged.
"A miniature Harry Potter manuscript, handwritten by J.K. Rowling, could sell for more than $180,000 at auction," Mental Floss noted.