The Daily Square – Who’s Gonna Save The World Edition

January 10th, 2007 · 5 Comments
by Kassia Krozser

Today’s links of interest:

  • Sobol prize canceled
    Lack of interest despite the (largely negative) publicity leads to the end of this story.
  • Watchdog’s threat to book awards that exclude whites
    Interesting twist on the story, and notable because the gentleman who lodged the complaint didn’t necessarily express interest in entering the contest as much as the possibility that he might want to. And, yeah, it raises other questions.

File Under: The Daily Square

5 responses so far ↓

  • Storytelling2 // Jan 10, 2007 at 6:32 pm

    And I was hoping for a real answer…

    The article “Secrets of the Book Publicist Trade” at MediaBistro* caught my attention because I have been wondering about something really odd and important. How did a retired Princeton professor of philosophy — one with —————-Via Booksqu…

  • meleahrebeccah // Jan 10, 2007 at 8:05 pm

    In lieu of it being “DELURKING” week (or so I’ve heard, over in blog land) You are supposed to comment on blogs you read all the time but never say anything.

    I have never commented, so, I wanted to take the time and let you know even though I don’t comment, I READ you all the time, and LOVE THIS BLOG! so, um, thanks.

  • ktwice // Jan 10, 2007 at 9:28 pm

    Hey, thanks for delurking. I know there are lots of people out there, but I really don’t know who most of them are. I’m so glad you like what’s going on here, and I promise you a great big surprise real soon!

    Thank you again for showing up on a regular basis. It’s tough being a writer in any medium, and, well, knowing that someone’s actually reading what I have to say is really important to me.

  • Gillian Spraggs // Jan 11, 2007 at 4:22 am

    Delurking week, is it? Okay, that’s fair. I read your blog regularly (usually starting at the feed on LiveJournal) and find it very informative.

  • Jan Whitaker // Jan 12, 2007 at 7:11 am

    Another reader signs in with gratitude and hopes to say something meatier in the future.