worth reading • From Time-Out Chicago:
For the past two years, St. Louis native Gabriel Levinson—who is also the reviews editor of Make: A Chicago Literary Magazine and associate editor for the online journal Is Greater Than—has been trying to figure out a way to bridge the gap between writers and readers in a non-book-signing atmosphere.
Levinson hopes to accomplish that feat with the “book bike,” a new facet of his online literary initiative Something to Read. He’ll pedal around Chicago parks on the weekends giving away new books. And all onlookers have to do is stop the bike—actually a custom-made tricycle—and take a peek at the gold mine of books. (read more)