This one is almost a year old, but I just recently came across it. The New York Times Room for Debate section included a handful of essays concerning different aspects of young adult fiction. I don’t agree with every opinion, but they are definitely worth checking out. Lev Grossman’s essay in particular really captures why I love YA so much.
As a former online student, I really appreciated this look at the benefits online education can have. There is such a stigma against it, but I really feel like my program had any advantages, including such a focus on technology and advances in the field.
Snuggly Oranges blog has started a new series about book nerd problems. They’re so true! I think every reader has encountered these at some point.
This clip from Carl Sagan’s 1980 television series discusses the ancient Library of Alexandria and what it contained. It’s a great look at such a fascinating period of history.