Thursday, 14 February 2008

The hunt for wild books

Catch and release. No, this is not an article about sports fishing, but rather a literary phenomenon that includes over 600,000 book lovers in the whole world and some 32,000 right here in Spain. Bookcrossing, a kind of Internet supported
treasure hunt for books people want to trade, share or just give away, has consolidated itself in Barcelona as Spain's leader with over 4,800 registered users. (Full story in printed edition).