March 23, 2016
What’s The Dig? Here’s The Dig: Fully Booked’s weekly digest of book news. Literary fuel to get you through hump days.
1. Coffee shop payment options: cash, credit, and poems
On one day each year, March 21- World Poetry Day, a century old Vienna coffeehouse changes it’s currency into poetry. More establishments have joined the initiative and Pay with a Poem is being done in over a thousand shops worldwide.
2. I’d rather perish than self-publish.
A prize-winning author explains why he’d rather starve than publish his own work, comparing “indie” publishing to Luke Skywalker going to the dark side.
3. Life Lessons from the Brontës