Welcome to 2016, Following is a list of random book related articles I've collected over my time off. Enjoy reading through them with your favourite beverage. I got a Hario V60 Pour over coffee kit for Christmas and am still perfecting my technique.
challies.com - Are you going to take the 2016 Reading Challenge this year? Whether you do it alone or with others, 100 books in a year can sound intimidating. Yet many people (myself included) regularly read at that pace.
theguardian.com - academics put more than 100 works of world literature through a detailed statistical analysis. Tthey found that in an “overwhelming majority” of the studied texts, the correlations in variations of sentence length were governed by the dynamics of a cascade – meaning that their construction is a fractal.
publishingperspectives.com -Though the media described the rise of ebooks as a death knell for independent bookstores, in reality, the lower cost of technology on all ends has enhanced the efficiency and reach of stores.
theguardian.com - When the UK’s top prize for poetry, the TS Eliot Prize, was awarded to first-time poet Sarah Howe for her book Loop of Jade (Chatto) earlier this month, a whoop of joy went up in the room. Later at the party, I heard someone say: “I wonder how long it will be before everyone begins to hate her.” Not long, as it happens.