Tuesday, January 29

BOOKS & BLOGS (3#) -

Reading, Writing and Rambling -

# Sarah Boxer tours an armful of books about Blogs and gives a picaresque introduction to Blog Culture. Her book on the topic is Ultimate Blogs which is an anthology to be published this month.

"Writing like this might seem easy, but just try it... many journalists who get called upon by their editors to keep blogs are similarly stumped... They read like journalists, not bloggers."

# Thomas Jones scrutinizes Sarah Boxer through
his pair of opera glasses, then shares his views:

"Books and blogs, if they’re doing their jobs properly,
are as different as two kinds of published text can be."

# The new Feb/March '08 issue of
BookForum has been posted online.