Print Isn’t Dead
It might still be a little hot, but we’re ready for fall! We’ll be spending the weekend huddled under blankets with a pumpkin spice latte…one of the best ways to read! How about you?
Here’s the best book news of the week.
Don’t despair if you don’t think you have the time or patience to write your masterpiece. This fascinating piece reveals how long it took 30 authors to write their most famous novels. Did you know Victor Hugo took 12 years to complete Les Miserables?
Rejoice! Print isn’t dead. 65% of Americans have read a physical book in the last year while only 28% have read a digital one.
Looking for funding before you quit your day job and write your masterpiece? Meet the Kickstarter for books.
We could spend days looking at the most beautiful libraries in every U.S. city.
Starting a new trend? This Alabama library is going to enforce jail time for overdue books.
And finally, break out the tissues before you read this story. A search has been launched to find “Bethany” after a heartfelt note from her dying mother was found in an old book.
Until next week, happy reading!
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