Wisconsin isn’t too far to go for a bookish garden? right? ok. Maybe it is….I guess we’ll just have to visit in pictures!
Here’s a pretty expensive way to say (almost) nothing: Buy two consecutive pages in the A section of The New York Times, and leave them completely blank except for a tiny URL in 12-point type at the bottom of the second page.
That’s what you’ll find in today’s paper—and it turns out it’s an ad for a movie.
The URL, wordsarelife.com, links to a microsite for the upcoming film The Book Thief. The innovative ad ties into the message of the movie’s larger ad campaign, “Imagine a world without words,” and the film itself, which is about a young girl in Nazi Germany who steals books from war-torn areas and shares them with others.
Twentieth Century Fox approached the Times with the ad concept, and it was approved by the paper’s ad standards team. Impressively, it doesn’t even feature an “Advertisement” stamp, which you might expect to be added to reassure readers that it’s not a printing error.
Famous authors or famous staches…you decide!
Is is possible to not have an opinion about Kurt Vonnegut? Was that an option? Not sure I love him, but I do love a few of his quotes!
I love my little house, but there is one thing missing. and probably always will be missing. Who DOESN’T want a secret passageway to a secret reading nook? Nobody. that’s who.
Well around here we think CRAFT! We have tons of books that have lived and loved and are ready to move on. What a great way to “re-purpose”. Get thinking – we will be having our Altered Book Contest in February when it’s nice and cold outside!
I have to be honest here. Favorite bookends at our house consist of books stacked sideways…Not terribly creative, I know, but highly useful in a houseful of books!