The JCLC now offers audio book downloads! All files download as MP3’s that you can put on your player or burn to cd (though there seems to be no Mac or iPod love). The Hoover Library has offered this for a while, but you had to live in Hoover to be allowed to use it.
I’m glad the JCLC is looking out for the rest of us!
Bill Bryson’s new book is set to hit shelves this October. It’s centered more on his early life and thoughts and is titled The Life and Time of Thunderbolt Kid.
Out of the 112 titles under consideration for the Man Booker Prize only 19 make the longlist.
Good discussion going on over at Sarah Etc. wondering just how important is the wordsmithing of a book.
You can check out the latest on her blog here.
And you can see the post that started the conversation here.