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Travis Bryant
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Just a guy in need of more bookshelves.
Just a guy in need of more bookshelves.

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I learned a new word last week: calligram. A calligram is a poem, phrase, or word in which the typeface, calligraphy or handwriting is arranged in a way that creates a visual image. I learned this word from the design-lead for this year’s WordCamp…

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A few month’s ago the internet birthed a funky cool little group reading big important thought provoking books. You can head over to Entomology of a Bookworm to get the whole back story to the Social Justice Book Club (who doesn’t love an origin story?).…

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I’ve never made a list of all the reasons I feel fortunate to live in the neighborhood I do, but I am certain that the Little Free Libraries would be in the top 5. Last night, I ran across this little birdhouse of books perched above the sidewalk. It’s…

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This is one of my favorite Man Booker short lists in recent years. Such a great crop of authors and books. The Man Booker Podcast is also back up and running this season. I always look forward to it and it’s usually worth a listen. Also, The Guardian has…

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I am very thankful for having read this Life on the Edge. And 100% of that thanks goes to the authors. While I can not say I agree (or even understand) everything they brought forth, they did so in a very “common sense” manner that I appreciated. At…

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Reading Analytics and Readers

Earlier this year Jellybooks, a digital book testing and data tracking firm, shared reading analytics they had captured while tracking readers. I think the reading analytics get interesting when they turn their attention to completion rates. My favorite…

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I just wanted to take a quick moment and mark this milestone – headsubhead.com is 10-years-old. Back in July, I crossed the 520 week threshold. My very first post was about a book found in a Irish bog (which is still kind of cool). Not much has changed,…

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Books at Brookwood Mall

This weekend I had to run through Brookwood Mall for a bit, but found myself wanting to stay, due to all the FREE books! It was fantastic. According to the signs it’s a partnership between The Literacy Council of Central Alabama and the Brookwood Mall. If…

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The Friends Bookstore at the Central Library re-opened in a new location in April 2016. The library bookstore is now on the first floor now just to the left of the checkout desk, as you come in the main entrance. The big bright windows are fantastic to…

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Here is a coupon for a $5 credit to be applied to your library fines at Jefferson County libraries. You must print the coupon out and take it to a JCLC branch next week April 10th – 16th. The $5 coupon is part of the JCLC library system’s celebration of…
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