Friday, January 14, 2011

Canadian National Book Count

Hockey teams and Hollywood moviemakers measure success by head counts and ticket sales. So if you’re trying to prove that books still matter in an increasingly post-print society, then maybe you have to join the ratings game.

Which is why, when Canadians buy and check out their books this week, the numbers will be counted as part of a campaign to turn the solitary act of reading into a more public display of solidarity for books and the bookish.

Read more at the Globe and Mail!

If you are not from Canada, just go ahead and buy and borrow books anyway. It's okay. I said so.


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