- I came across this Icelandic Saga map by accident. It is an interactive map with geographical location data for places mentioned in the Icelandic Sagas. The text for the Sagas is included (in Icelandic), but it should still be useful for people reading them in translation.
- I can sympathise with this woman, as I have been in this situation myself: Becoming a Book Lover on a Budget.
- On using mathematics to expose a literary fraud (maybe): Ossian, the ‘Homer of the North’, and the truth behind the world’s greatest literary hoax.
- I am an on-and-off journaller. The only consistent journalling I do is for my travels, especially abroad, but I love doing it and my journals keep getting better with each one I complete. For those who wish to start journalling but don't know where to start, this Buzzfeed article about bullet journalling actually has pointers that apply to any type of journalling:16 Tips To Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever Using Just A Pencil And A Notebook.
- If you're considering taking a speed-reading course, read this first.
Why Hollywood is turning to books for its biggestproductions. I just wish there were more good movies based on books.
One interesting link related to writing but not to books:
Today I'm linking to two lists. The first is a list of books about Africa, but is characterised by a scarcity of books by black African authors. The second list remedies this. There is only a tiny overlap. I've read 5 books from the former list, and none from the second list, but I'd like to remedy that*.
*I.e. When I've finished my 850 or TBR books.
Finally, a book I would like to read: