Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
10 Bizarre Literary Landmarks Everyone Should Visit
Everyone knows about the Important Literary Places, and authors’ graves and
childhood homes abound in guidebooks and popular knowledge. But what about
the slightly weirder literary landmarks?
They’re worth a visit, too, and
perhaps even more so — after all, at least one of them can cure your
illness if you give it a good rub. From road signs to impossibly smug
sculptures, find ten bizarre literary landmarks worth a visit after the
jump — and add your own favorites to the list in the comments.