Books

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Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City

I am from Flint, Michigan. I was born and raised in a crappy little city perched on the edge of...

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Things that now qualify as “me time”

Breastpumping My commute to work Taking a shower The three block walk to return my library books Sleeping Leaning on...

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Books for busy mums and other humans

Reading has been a challenge lately, due to new baby and the delirium that accompanies around-the-clock breastfeeding. On the other...

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Librarian Avengers Stomp of Approval – Shelf Discovery

Bad books aren’t worth talking about. Good books, however, should stand up and be recognized. To that end, I invented...

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Hey, Library of Congress. Cut that shit out.

Oh hello Library of Congress. I didn’t see you there. Nice running into you like this! You know, I’ve always...

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Bookbinding Tattoo, concept art

Someone asked me where I found the art for my nonexistent biopsy scar-covering tattoo, and I thought you guys might...

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Ethnically Librarian

I am a librarian. I am not a librarian. I have an information science degree. I’ve been working for fourteen...

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Hot Librarian Necklace

From the department of products-inadvertently-marketed-to-librarians: Hot Librarian Necklace

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Cute Overload page-a-day calendar

Page-a-Day calendars are a blatant waste of paper. I’m shocked. Shocked, and very very covetous of this Cute Overload Calendar....

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Fine Lines: Jezebel reviews the books that we 30somethings loved in our youth

I want to talk about YA books for girls in the 1980s. Books like Anastasia Ask Your Analyst, and The...

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