Editor’s Note: Died this day, 1955, great actor gone too soon…
James Dean: James Dean, an American film actor who became a symbol of the confused, restless, and idealistic youth of the 1950s.
Source: James Dean | American film actor | Britannica.com
Audiobooks are here to stay—and that’s good news for readers.
Source: How Audiobooks Are Becoming an Art Form Unto Themselves
An inspirational talk by the National Book Foundation’s Lisa Lucas.
Source: Why Books Will Always Matter – The Scholarly Kitchen
The place that Hemingway put on the map will always have a special kind of magic.
Source: Nothing Can Kill Key West
Prior to WWII, Americans didn’t think much of softcover books.
Source: How Books Designed for Soldiers’ Pockets Changed Publishing Forever – Atlas Obscura