This week on the bookish internet

  • I wasn’t the only person thinking about translation this week. Tim Parks has a report on an event that delights me right to my bookish, word nerd core: competitive translation. (The New York Review of Books)
  • Laura Sackton makes me want to revise my reading spreadsheet. (Book Riot)
  • Sarah Seltzer points out what happens when successful women writers are targeted for scandal. (Jezebel)
  • Some predictions on what next year’s book covers will look like. (The Digital Reader)
  • This one is for my library and academic readers out there: Daniela Blei writes in praise of taxonomy. (The Atlantic)
  • Jennifer Gonzalez argues that we need to change how reading is taught so that it doesn’t kill the joy of reading. (The Cult of Pedagogy)
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