Here are some of the interesting articles I’ve found on the web and saved to share in one batch. Enjoy!
- In honor of the opening of the Swedish movie version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, BBC Magazine talks to people who wonder if Stieg Larsson really wrote the books.
- In celebration of spring, take this spring has sprung literary quiz.
- Movie news for The Help, I like the loyalty, hope it lasts.
- Love this ode to the bookstore by Mark Sanborn, especially the shout out to Tattered Cover.
Bookstores serve another, more subtle purpose: they tell us what our fellow human beings are currently interested in or concerned about. Bookstores are a billboard of our preoccupations. Consequently, I make it a point to read the bestsellers lists to identify the zeitgeist of our times. And it is often alarming to consider what people are spending their time reading about.
- Just in case you missed these pictures, check out Ikea creating the world’s longest outdoor bookcase on Bondi Beach.
We all need to refresh our thinking from time-to-time: