Best of the Web 03/13/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.


Combine your love for books and travelling with this bucket list of the most beautiful libraries in the world. From Ireland to India, these breathtaking bookshelves will blow any bibliophile's mind.

"15 Of The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World"


No life is unplundered by loss, so when grief comes, find consolation from some of humanity's greatest minds and largest spirits. Collected here are words of comfort and compassion from Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Rachel Carson, and many more. 

"Living and Loving Through Loss: Beautiful Letters of Consolation from Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists"


With the premiere of Disney's live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast coming up, take a look at the story behind the movie's fascinating past. 

"Beauty and the Beast: The Dark History of a Literary Fairytale"


We know that there is no such thing as too many books in your TBR list, so here are 10 more books you can add to your reading pile! 

"10 New Books We Recommend This Week"

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