Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr): Vroom! by Barbara McClintock

'100 Novels That Shaped Our World'

BBC invited readers to "explore the list of 100 novels that shaped our world."

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Planet Word, a museum dedicated to language, will open next May in downtown Washington, D.C., WAMU reported.

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Genuine, for example. Mental Floss found "10 body parts hiding in the dictionary."

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"Now you too can bake like Emily Dickinson this holiday season," Lit Hub promised.

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Poet Laureate Simon Armitage "will embark on a 10-year tour of libraries across the U.K., starting in 2020," the Bookseller noted.