Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.
“11. This is a golden age of reading.”
The other 49 things about publishing are interesting, but this one is worth remembering.
“The problem is that most books about drifters — your Beats, your bohemians, your nomads — don’t understand, or really get at, the longing that can come with someone without a permanent address.”
An advice column that draws from books? Yes, please.
“20: The percentage of book sales that are digital at big-six publishers Random House and Hachette, with other publishers well on their way to reaching that point.”
A numerical summary of the year in books.
“And lucky for us, this was a phenomenal year in jacket design.”
A fine field. My votes goes for the smokin’ Tom Perrotta cover.
Jeff O’Neal is the editor of Book Riot. Follow him on Twitter: @readingape