NYRBlog Pens Google Challenge, Avoids Confusion with Miami Blues Band NRBQ

Posted by Nick Curley Unable to drive fifty-five down the information superhighway, the New York Review of Books cooks up a preview passage from their Jan. 13th issue! Inside: Robert Darnton on Google Book Search, which has become “the largest library and book business in the world”, and on Google’s responsibility to help create a Digital Public Library of America.  France, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Norway, and Finland have already begun plans to digi-make their own public libraries and archives.  […]

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Bites: Bolaño syllabus, Jewish Wild Things, David Byrne, Hot Topic tour, and more.

Lit. The Millions have an essay, “A Bolaño Syllabus.”  That’s all, nothing witty.  Just read it. Tablet Magazine, happy to point out that Where the Wild Things Are has “profoundly Jewish roots,” calls Paste Magazine’s essay which informs this theory “overwrought.”  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Once a dream, now a reality. L Magazine interviews Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderall Diaries. Google may modify its online book deal (Thanks, Boston Globe) Dear Conversational Reading, Mainstream publishing mystifies us […]

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