- The Loom
Introducing the Scienceblog Book Club
One of the best things to come out of blogging is the blog book club. (See, for example, the book club at Talking Points Memo.) In the bad old days, the only way writers could respond to books was with a one-shot book review. A blog book club, on the other hand, allows writers to have public conversations about books and the issues they raise. It also makes room for readers to get into the discussion as well.
Unfortunately, until now blog book clubs have mostly been dedicated to politics. Scienceblogs is now rectifying this imbalance with the launch of the Scienceblogs Book Club. And, oh frabjous day, the first title they’ve chosen to discuss is my new