Bookmarks for August 6, 2009
- What’s on your ideal bookshelf? We love Jane Mount’s Ideal Bookshelf 1, JMM (pictured above), available in limited edition prints from Jen Bekman’s wonderful 20×200 project. Check out the Summer Reading exhibition at the gallery for more great book art.
- NYT article on MediaCloud, Ethan Zuckerman’s new database that can show the flow of media and track the rhythm of the news cycle over time.
- Sony takes on the Kindle with two new e-readers. The Reader Pocket Edition with a five-inch display (US $199) and Reader Touch Edition with a six-inch touch sensitive screen ($299).
- Amazon’s E-Book Rival, Barnes & Noble, a Paper Tiger, for Now, David Pogue’s review of Barnes & Noble’s new “world’s largest e-bookstore” and free book-reading app for the iPhone and iPod Touch and Blackberry.