Thursday, September 08, 2005

Links From Around

  • In case you haven't heard, the Booker shortlist was annouced. And the buzz is more about who wasn't on it.
  • J.K. Rowling unveiled her portrait at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday. She doesn't look very happy. Maybe it's the tiny room, or the strangely tilting table, or maybe her eggs aren't cooked right. Not sure that I like it. But if she does that's all that really matters.
  • Google Print UK goes live.
  • Where the kooks imaginative folk are: Dragon Con 4
  • Turning now to Hurricane Katrina. This National Geographic Article was published October 2004. Creepy.
  • ALA has established a A Louisiana Disaster Relief Fund. The fund is accepting monetary donations to assist libraries in Southeastern Louisiana
  • The American Booksellers Association has started a Bookseller Relief Fund to assist independent booksellers affected by the disaster.
  • The Katrina Literary Collective is collecting books to distribute to victims of the hurricane. For more information, email Amber Communications Group.