How come World Book Day isn’t big in the US? I mean we could have parades with floats with crumpled paper pasted all over them, we could have drunken parties and book bonfires…man I can think of like a hundred things we can do. Of course we could just have everybody read one. That would be different. Here’s the Guardian’s scheduled of WBD events in the UK.
super shoppers – The folks over at Fine Books and Collections sent us their lovely link to their 5o biggest sale items in the world of high stakes auctioneering : rare books, maps, and autographs Hey…we can pretend right?
EZ Rdrs – HiLo books reach mainstream, Ruth Rendell, Joanna Trollope, Minette Walters and Maeve Binchy are among 12 authors who have written titles in a new series for adults with low reading levels.
heads up – Forrest clued me onto this booky blog: Weekend Stubble.
giggle -the Onion reports on the copy-editors revenge.
well duh – Russian Circus clown who trains wire walking cats intends to publish book in which he says you can’t really train a cat.
banktoaster – a website loaded with all those sickeningly cute images that people email to each other.