Well, ironically, I am able to post more here on the slow connections of the central Ontario internets than I was on the blazing highspeed of Toronto, in part because I have some actual time—I don’t have to worry about the kids running into traffic or being abucted or anything, though I did recently hear banjos playing in the woods. I wonder what that’s all about…?
- Moby announces book trailer winners
- Harvard and Stanford working to bookless libraries
- File under, Well, Duh: Books in home as important as education level of parents in predicting intelligence of kids
- New e-reader, the Novel, actually looks good
- … Which is good because ebook sales are waaaay up
- Does a growth in number of indy booksellers bode well for industry?
- More protesters try to arrest Karl Rove (I suggest he starts touring around with a sound technician to play a waa waa waaaaaaa effect every time this happens)
- Wimbledon has poet laureate
- Gizmodo says your iPhone/iPad is made in a hell factory
- Amazon venturing into translation
- B&N counters with entering vantiy publishing
- Rock tour or book tour?
- Attention Nerdly Ninjas: Neil Gaiman has written a Dr. Who episode. End communication.
- Stephen Fry seeks most beautiful tweet
- NYPL gets in on Improv Anywhere Ghostbusters prank
- TKaMB turns 50, gets unpronounceable acronym
- More on this “flarf” thing all the kids are talking about these days
- Smash your Kindle, ask the hippies…?
- …No, no.. Just test it out in college! (Does it come with a beer-proof coating? Because I suspect that will be the main weakness, if not)
- First Lady lit—stupi-tastic
- Do you like the new Waterstone’s logo? A whole bunch of people don’t
- PW throws in with Scribd
- Pop-up particle physics? Muon-o-licious!
- Will ebooks kill the rare book dealer?
- Youth edition of Obama’s book to be published by RH
- Location of brain’s language centres refined