Gathered by Mandi Casolo

If you’re in or near the Big Apple, make sure you swing by the Brooklyn Book Fest this weekend, September 23rd. It’s like a rock concert of writers: Joyce Carol Oates, Billy Collins, and Tony Danza, oh my!

Brooklyn Book Fest banners are displayed on the columns of the NYPL in 2010.


The Perks of Being a Wallflower premieres this Friday, September 21st. Dust off your copy and bring it to a theater near you!

Emma Watson plays Sam, opposite Logan Lerman (Charlie). Emma’s studious persona in this screenshot is reminiscent of another bookish character [cough, Hermione Granger, cough].


Writers and their crazy cats. Indulge in the stereotype with this collage of 30 respected writers and their feline friends.

Stephen King and his pet pose in a cemetery.


Are you a Bookophile, a Book Snob, a Book Buster, or a Book Swagger? The Atlantic diagnoses our bookish personalities. There’s even one called “The Cat”!


All you Book Snobs can feed your illness from the Booker Shortlist. Hilary Mantel is shooting for a repeat win with Bring Up the Bodies.