Daily Archives: January 4, 2014

Goodreads: 25m members read just 67,000 books?

Goodreads By the Numbers 2013 inforgraphic

Goodreads posted another infographic on their blog.

Things do not appear what they seem. They never are when statistics are concerned.

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Review: The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges

The Library of BabelRating:

Completely confounding. An intriguing idea poorly executed. Even reading slowly didn’t improve understanding. Beautifully written sentences were meaningless without much background or context.

I honestly didn’t perceive the allegory; the library representing the universe, its books filled with information detailing everything within it, though in an incomprehensible manner – multiple languages represented in each volume.

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