New books blog alert: The Book Bench at the New Yorker.com is publishing. Above, a photo of the blog's namesake:
When an e-mail is sent out announcing the arrival of new stacks, it is
not unlike a drop of blood entering shark-infested waters. Newcomers to
the magazine, shocked by the frenzy, are gently reassured by an editor:
“But it’s for books.”
Lori's Brookline Booksmith's blog is on their blogroll! We're delighted.