Hipster maps, Penguin Random House’s GDP, and flying typewriters: Bookishness for Jul. 8, 2013

The earnings to go with those tuxedos
Countries whose GDP is below the projected revenue of the newly formed Penguin Random House

Accio Diagon Alley
Unable to transport yourself into the pages of Harry Pottery (or Orlando)? Summon Diagon Alley with Google Street View.

Flock or flee as you see fit
Screen Shot 2013-07-07 at 1.49.03 PM Yelp introduces a hipster map of Toronto (and elsewhere).

Genre-E
“Digital has replaced the paperback, certainly the paperback originals.” Why the big publishers are focusing their digital efforts on genre fiction.

Birds built from typewriter parts swallows-4Just gorgeous.

Opting out
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About the author

Ange Friesen

Ange Friesen is among other things a librarian. She blogs about film and fashion at Cahiers du cinemode and about everything else at the new is the true.

By Ange Friesen