Monday, July 7, 2008

Book News, In Brief

I knew that Nick Hornby and I had more in common than an obsessive approach to women and music. Turns out he hates e-books, too.

I knew that Larry McMurtry and I had more in common than just jowls and an aura of dishevelment. Turns out he finds bookselling frustrating, too.

Okay, so I'd never even heard of Stella A. Estremera before today, but it turns out she and I have something in common, too: Every night, we have to choose between sleeping and reading.

This sort of volunteer work is supposed to inspire, but personally, I find it depressing as hell and an admission of obsolescence. Via The Bulletin: New bookstore opens; profit not required.