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 Yelp introduces a hipster map of Toronto (and elsewhere). Genre-E “Digital has replaced the...

Streamed Theatre, History Mapped Online, and James Reaney’s First Play: Inbox No. 1


We get lots of notices about intriguing events and projects each week. Here’s a sampling. ▶ Nathan Ng describes the Historical Maps of Toronto as follows: “If you’ve ever wondered what ‘Muddy York’ looked like 200 years ago, and then wanted to trace the city’s development over the following century, this ought to pique your interest. Each map in the collection has its own unique story...