Thursday, July 16, 2009

Book Clubs 2.0

When book clubs meet social media: "Reading a book evokes solitary images of lying in bed late at night or sitting beneath a beach umbrella lost in a fantasy," says NPR, "But, a Web site that permits readers to chat about books as they read, may be transforming a lone activity into a communal one. The site was born out of co-founder Travis Alber's desire to talk about books with friends who had moved away. Her solution? A Web site that allows multiple users to write in the margins of an online book." More here.
photo Aurida Rouha

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