Of the curating of stuff about books there is no end.
- Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free. Yay!
- Listen up: why we can’t get enough of audiobooks – I listen to audiobooks all the time now. Love them. It also takes us back to the time when books were meant to be listened to & discussed. Interesting.
- The Doist Reading List – Our all-time favorite books for curiosity, creativity, & self-development – some good books on here
- Reading and rabbit holes – Tyler Cowen makes a brilliant comment here on reading: “Don’t focus on which books to read, focus on which questions to ask. Then the books, and other sources, will follow almost automatically.”
Slightly longer reads
- In Defense of Owning Too Many Books – I have a quibble with this title – ‘too many books’, how is that even possible?
- A Jordan Bookseller’s 24-Hour ‘Emergency Room for the Mind – this is a heartwarming story and I love that description of a bookshop.
- Independent booksellers and the future of Western thought – some interesting thoughts here on the subversive nature of print over e-books