News: Weekly Literary Recap July 12-18, 2012

2012-07-18 22:32:PM ago by nicole.boyce

Looking for a fresh read? I Dream Books, a new review aggregation site, hopes to become the Rotten Tomatoes of the book world. 

Poetry-lovers can take their devotion to the next level with artists Anja Hertenberger and Meg Grant's latest project – lace sensor dresses. Embroidered with conductive fabric, these high-tech frocks read verses aloud using gesture-triggered speakers.
What makes for a great published diary? From Keller to Warhol, Craig Brown shares his picks for the most readable journals.
If you like a little fiction with your lunch, check out Dinah Fried’s real world renditions of famous fictitious dishesAnd while you’re blurring the lines of reality, stop by Flavorwire for a list of film’s best fake books.
Put your prose through a pictorial filter with The Image Language, a website which matches your words with Google Images to create provocative visual sentences. You’ll be surprised what comes up!

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