Links tagged with “literature”
Elif Batuman · Diary: Pamuk’s Museum · LRB 7 June 2012
I hadn’t heard of this. Orhan Pamuk made a museum of objects belonging to characters from his novel ‘The Museum of Innocence’, which he’d originally intended to be written as a museum catalogue. Now he’s writing the catalogue for this museum.
Gutenkarte » Book Catalog
“Gutenkarte downloads public domain texts from Project Gutenberg, and then feeds them to MetaCarta’s GeoParser API, which extracts and returns all the geographic locations it can find.” (via BookTwo)
Best Literature Blog - The 2007 Weblog Awards
Please vote for Pepys’ Diary, currently in second place. We need your vote! Vote early and often (yes you can vote once every 24 hours). Thanks!
DailyLit: Read books by email and RSS.
Read books, bit by bit, day by day, by email or RSS and gradually read a whole book.
How to Read - Nick Hornby
“If you don’t read the classics, or the novel that won this year’s Booker Prize, then nothing bad will happen to you; more importantly, nothing good will happen to you if you do” (via Kottke)
If:book: the selected, annotated outbox of dave eggers
When reading reviews of books about someone’s letters I’ve wondered what will be gleaned in the future from someone who only uses email. (via plasticbag)