Friday, April 18, 2008

Book News, In Brief

Thanks to, kids now look at brick and mortar book shops as historical relics. Via MyFox St. Louis: When you think field trip, you might think of an outing at the St. Louis Zoo or the Science Center. But this group of seventh graders from Parkway Central Middle School found themselves heading someplace some of them had never been before, a bookstore.
I guess now would be a good time for the indies to apply for landmark status.

NYDaily News has a piece on the upcoming William Shatner autobiography, Up Till Now. The article includes a couple of tiny excerpts and a comments section where the nerds go crazy insulting each other in order to prove themselves the biggest, Trekker.

This is for the folks still forgiving Bush for the war in Iraq and the current economy. Via Publisher's Weekly: President Bush’s proposed 2009 budget eliminates all the funding for Reading Is Fundamental’s book distribution program that has, since 1966, provided more than 325 million books to more than 30 million underprivileged children.
Now will you vote to impeach?