Happy Grouch Day! Six of the Grouchiest People in Fiction!

Happy Grouch Day! Six of the Grouchiest People in Fiction!

Book Culture

According to Sesame Street Magazine, October 15th is National Grouch Day—a day for all Grouches to celebrate their way of life.   Image Via Facebook   Since Sesame Street Magazine taught me everything I know, we’re going to celebrate National Grouch Day the only way we here at Bookstr know how—by making lists.     6-Ebenezer Scrooge   Image Via The Imaginative Conservative   The quintessential grouch, Ebenezer Scrooge is a cheap old miser who brings misery wherever he goes.   The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, …

George R.R. Martin: “I can’t go Into a Bookstore Anymore”

George R.R. Martin: “I can’t go Into a Bookstore Anymore”

Book Culture

In a recent interview with The Guardian, George R.R. Martin candidly discussed the ways in which the immeasurably popular Game of Thrones TV series has affected him, both as a writer and as a human being. Martin is known for writing at a slow pace, a practice that’s followed him from childhood, but the popularity of his work has put Martin under an immense amount of pressure.   Image Via The Guardian   Martin told The Guardian: “I don’t think it was very good for me, because the very thing that should have speeded me up actually slowed me down. …