1. For what it’s worth, the librarians danced the hardest.

    — More from Molly McArdle’s recap of the National Book Awards after party at LJ.

  2. It’s strange to think about books in the context of parties like these, though they happen all the time and are part of the large, creaking machine that churns out the rectangles of paper, glue, and ink that end up on our shelves, by our bedside tables, in our own hands.

    — Molly McArdle (aka your LJ tumblrer) recaps the National Book Awards after party over at LJ. Click through for a gif!