Friday, March 6, 2009

Book News, In Brief

If there's really such a thing as 'bookshelf porn,' then consider this the catalyst for bookshelf bukkake: Breathtaking Libraries Around the World.

A recent survey found that two out of three Brits have lied about the books they've read. George Orwell's 1984 tops the list of literary lies, with War and Peace a close second.

Oh, the irony! While The Boston Globe reports on the slow death of alternative weeklies, The Boston Phoenix offers six suggestions for saving your daily newspaper.
(Thanks to Journalista for the first link!)

This is the kind of cultural cross-pollination that I l-o-v-e: A review of Osamu Tezuka's medical manga, Black the Canadian Medical Association Journal!
(In case you missed it: The Inkwell's review of Black Jack vol. 1)