Bookcrossing

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Thu Feb 27 17:58:52 EST 2003


I'd never heard of  Bookcrossing, but I just checked out the website - what
a great idea! Like those essays they used to set on 'The Story of  a
Sixpence', only much much better. Must join.

Charlie

----- Original Message -----
From: <hallieod at indigo.ie>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 10:04 PM
Subject: Bookcrossing


> *Before* getting down to thinking about Society and all (ok, it's
> going to be tomorrow now), I just wanted to pass this one on.  I went
> into a charity shop today and picked up a couple of books - one of
> them being Hexwood, the Mammoth edition.  We've got a copy, but I
> just figured I might as well have an extra on hand (and give a couple
> of Euro to a good cause at the same time).  So, tonight, I wrote to
> someone in Wales (on Bookcrossing) who was looking for anyone willing
> to send books to the UK, mentioning a couple of my favourite authors
> - and guess what?  He or she had heard of DWJ in a blog, and was
> really anxious to try her.  As I haven't come across/picked up an
> extra copy of any DWJ for about a year, I thought this was pretty
> nice serendipity!  Cara was also willing to contribute a beat-up copy
> of Howl, which makes for good contrast.
>
> And, just wondering, how many other list members are involved in BC
> now?  I know two, but are there lots?
>
> Hallie (aka Hero).
>
>
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