And I Thought I Read A Lot of Books in 2008!
Aaron Swartz knocked out exactly 100.
Matt Biddulph beat that book total by 4.
I did a measly old 30. According to the National Endowment for the Arts, I’m way ahead of at least 43% of adult Americans. I’d be willing to up that quite a bit since a book per 2 weeks is a solid if not spectacular clip. I haven’t read the report closely, so the numbers might be skewed given the NEA’s emphasis on literary reading. Still averaging 2 books per week entails some serious dedication. And those guys weren’t doing a lot of light reading.There’s some seriously hard sledding in their selections. Not to mention the fact that they’re both pretty creative folks to boot.
And finally, this was a test of using Markdown to author a post. I think I’m liking it.