Most of us are still attached to books. I can think of no better content delivery system. But it’s more than that: Books have soul. And they have lasted a long time. That, too, says something. I believe in change, and if I have to read a book off the head of a pin, I will, so long as it’s a good book and a decent pin.
— Betsy Lerner “The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers”
These are my bookshelves.
At least some of them.
Clearly I like to read. Memoirs, history, fiction, poetry, you name it. My tired old eyes will give almost anything a try.
I signed up for Goodreads this past week, in hopes of getting — and giving — recommendations for great books. Meet me there by clicking on “Paige’s Bookshelf,” located on the right side of this page. The link will direct you to the Goodreads web site, where you can register and start telling me all the wonderful things you think I should read after I complete my master’s degree.
I hope to have a nice long list waiting for me by Spring, 2012.
In the meantime, here is an interesting read from Pop! Tech about the creative ways communities are reaching people with books. From subway-based libraries to temporary reading rooms in urban green spaces, these projects