LitStack Recs: Bartleby, The Scrivener & The Emperor’s Blades

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Bartleby, the Scrivener, by Herman Melville Overworked employees, endless legal documents to be copied, the futility of dead letters—it’s no wonder Bartleby, Melville’s titular anti-hero is in a bad way. Whether he’s mad or not depends on who you ask, though in Melville’s world, the law copyist, or scrivener, who goes on strike while refusing [….]

Link: Literary Classics for Babies

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From The Huffington Post: Today, Cozy Classics (by Simply Read Books) will launch with Pride and Prejudice and Moby-Dick. What is Cozy Classics, you might ask? Well, they are a series of board books that adapt classic literature for babies. And boy, are they cute. The books tell the stories of classics using just one [….]