Book News Roundup – July 11, 2014

Blurbs1Hilarious, imagined blurbs of great works, courtesy of Tom Rachman.

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned Canlit feud!

Apparently, this is what Jane Austen really looked like.

ICYMI: Beloved owner of Victoria book store, Munro’s, gives his employees the most amazing gift ever.

Essayist Katie Roiphe wonders whether people would pay as much attention to Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle books if they had been written by a woman. It’s a good question.

New literary travel destination alert!

Happy weekend!






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