Not long after I reactivated my Facebook profile, I came across a blog run by a publishing student with a particular fondness for Penguin Books. In honor of all of that blog’s cute photo entries about Penguin, I present to you: this.
Lapham’s Quarterly is running a contest which involves retweeting. So, I retweeted. And then that happened.
I feel special. At 5 on a Saturday morning!*
I guess this is a good time to also mention that my store is running a contest for the month of July. Each bookseller has to pick their favorite Random House title and try to sell as many copies of it as they can. From what I understand, we are not in competition with each other, but if we do sell a lot of copies collectively, the store gets some kind of prize.
(Un)surprised? Come on. You know you want to read about parallel universes and other interesting stuff that we can’t see with the naked eye that isn’t microbial or insects. Plus it’s related to baseball. Well, not really, but if you’ve read Baseball 2.0 long enough, you can see how that connection is possible… :p
*I’m up early because I’m moving and still have packing to do before I pick up my 9am U-Haul reservation.