— Joyland

Collecting books is worryingly addictive – to be honest, collecting generally (a malady I really do suffer from) is worryingly addictive.


I am taking some delight in having managed to track down one of the Limited Edition slipcased versions of Stephen King’s short and rather sweet crime novel for Hard Case Crime, Joyland.


I have been lucky enough to end up with no. 560 of an edition of just 724 copies.


The cover for just this Limited Edition is by the legendary pulp-fiction book cover artist Robert McGinnis.

— MC1R

Gotta get this, a magazine dedicated just to redheads.


You can find out more at MC1R

MC1R, redhead, red hair, magazine, magazine cover

— Winnie the Pooh Spine Detail

A selection of Winnie the Pooh titles from the Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection. Each volume also has a unique spine detail in gold foil-blocking.


Location: The George Peabody Library.


Via: Flickr

— Stone Barn Castle

Rather pretty illustrated poster for Adrien Brody and Ken Ford’s documentary Stone Barn Castle.

Adrien Brody, Ken Ford, documentary, Stone Barn Castle, poster, illustration, fable, sketch

— RIP Sam Simon

The co-creator of the hit animated show, The Simpsons, has died aged 59.  Simon won seven Emmy awards for his work as a writer, director and executive producer for the longest-running sitcom on American television.

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