Random Spaniard posted a while back suggesting that Brits may be buying slightly more books than the Spanish, and showing that the average price in the UK is approaching a third of that in Spain.
So, with my customary disrespect for you consumers, I’m going to throw in my lot with the Spanish publishing-political complex and flog via the Casa del Libro affiliate scheme and in my right-hand column (scroll down) the kind of stuff that interests me: middle-class whining presented as fiction and various forms of bigotry disguised as history.
The mechanism used is a little PHP script I wrote which scrapes and caches their taxonomy, and it will probably break at the earliest opportunity.
As some of you know I have various sensational stuff dumped on Google Docs which will start to make its way out via ebooks soonish. At the very least I hope to destroy one of Barcelona Council’s most beloved revenue streams.
- Fuck Bicing
Being Barcelona Council’s corporativist scheme to marginalise private bike ownership and bike shops: 59euros is going round chaining random stuff to lampposts
- Idiot meets web fonts
A minor change to my History of Barcelona mini-site, designed to make it even less accessible to passers-by.
- Libro Verde update
Better functionality, objectives still vague.
- The Devil’s Corbyn of Hell
A General Election post, featuring Edgar Allan Poe, a manual for medieval female anchorites, the RSPB, Le Corbusier, Magpie Corvid, a
- Franco’s Catalans
There’s so much dreadful journalism in Catalonia that it’s a great relief to read Xavier Rius, head hontxo over at e-noticies.com.