Monday, February 23

Bookish: CHATTER SHIFTING (2#) -

As Book Talk migrates onto the Internet,
some people, especially the more senior,
are finding the transition uncomfortable . . .

# Dick Meyer mourns the loss of the printed American stand-alone Book Review newspaper section which was put together by "professional" editors. The comment thread responding to his op-ed column at NPR is just as thought-provoking as Meyer's lament.

# But, all is not lost, despite Meyer's current myopia, with the debut of The Book Beast, which is a welcome online contribution. Warning: it's a long loader, though definitely worth a look.