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Here at Quirk we’ve spent the week searching the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for lit picks from the First Family, the latest info on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, or the definitive guide to British desserts, we’re sure to have something to make your day a little brighter.

All Things Bookish

The First Family continued their tradition of shopping at an indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday. Here’s what the Obamas bought this year.

Housing Works Bookstore Café is one of the best bookstores in NYC. Read a behind-the-scenes interview with the bookstore’s staff and volunteers here.

Check out this amazing interview with author Heidi Julavits.

 

All Things Geeky

Sure, we all love Star Wars. Still, here’s a list of some baffling mistakes in the franchise’s history.

Neil deGrasse Tyson picks the Enterprise over the Millennium Falcon.

There’s a brand new movie poster and trailer out for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!

 

All Things Crafty

In case you are still trying to devour all of your Thanksgiving leftovers, here are some recipes to transform them into something new.

Have you been watching The Great British Baking Show? Here’s a guide to help understand British desserts.

This cool series of GIFs shows how a metal bracelet is made.


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Jennifer Morell

Jennifer Ray Morell is a teacher and writer from Queens, New York. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tin House, Trop, Newtown Literary, and Underwater New York. Follow her on twitter at @heyjenray or at jenraymorell.com.