February 25, 2009

Bookish Links for Wednesday, Feb. 25

1. Haruki Murakami discusses his decision to accept a literary prize in Jerusalem and the reason he made the controversial decision.

2. Librarians are on the front lines of the future of reading by being multimedia specialists.

3. Here's one for Beth and the other recipe-loving bloggers who stop by: The Economist shares an article on what cookbooks can teach us. The author has an, um, interesting take on it.

4. This spring, the ABA is launching a new awards program- the Indies Choice Book Awards!

5. This commentator on NPR says that the biggest loss from the dwindling newspaper business is the disappearance of professional book reviewers.


  1. Awwww. You know me too well!! Loved the cookbook article. Thanks so much for sharing it.

    I pretty much never share recipes because I really almost never follow the recipe. When I cook, I'm either making the whole thing up as I go, or I have about 5 cookbooks open to similar recipes and I use them for ideas.

    I find it difficult to repeat the same dish twice because I don't really measure or write anything down!

  2. #5 was interesting. Thanks for sharing!


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