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Re: Orphans, etc.

Here's to Sandy's pick, but moreso to the concept of picking 
books more closely related to list topics.  It takes so long to 
read a book, that I tend to read an almost equal volume of book 
reviews to better target my reading.

-Wilhelmina Randtke

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:50 PM, Sandy Thatcher <
sandy.thatcher@alumni.princeton.edu> wrote:

> I think it's a good idea, too, but i would urge that books be 
> chosen that more obviously and directly address issues of 
> interest to people subscribed to this list. One such new book 
> (which i am currently reviewing for the Journal of Scholarly 
> Publishing) is Kathleen Fitzpatrick's "Planned Obsolescence" 
> (NYU Press, 2011):
> http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/kathleen-fitzpatrick/
> It would actually be quite appropriate to offer this book for 
> "post-publication" crowd review because the manuscript was 
> posted for pre-publication crowd review as an experiment, given 
> that one of its main topics is the need to change how peer 
> review works.
> Sandy Thatcher
>>I'm in.  How do you want to organize it?
>>T. Scott Plutchak
>>Director, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences
>>University of Alabama at Birmingham
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
>>[mailto:owner-liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu] On Behalf Of Joseph
>>Sent: Friday, November 04, 2011 8:21 PM
>>To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
>>Subject: Re: Orphans, etc.
>>We could help to resolve a great number of disputes on this list
>>if we were to participate in a Liblicense Reading Group in which
>>we attempted to find titles to read together that would appeal
>>to a broad number of listmembers.  I think we would find great
>>congruence in sensibility among people who argue vigorously with
>>one another about other issues.  Why focus on what we disagree
>>on rather than on those things where we speak with one mind?
>>My first nominee is "A Novel Bookstore" (fiction) by Laurence
>>Cosse, published by Europa Editions.
>>Joe Esposito