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A blog by any other name

By posted at 10:00 am on May 17, 2012 1

The New Yorker announced that their literary blog, The Book Bench, will henceforth be called Page-Turner. The name change signals a “building on the work of the Book Bench blog, and expanding on it.” In an inaugural post, Ryan Bloom translates the deceptively simple first line of The Stranger.

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One Response to “A blog by any other name”

  1. RM
    at 12:46 pm on May 17, 2012

    A blog with no blogroll and (I’m just predicting) no expectation that posters will engage with folks in the comments is not very … bloggish, though, is it? The content is all very interesting and high quality, and that’s great, but a column by any other name is not necessarily a blog post if you consider blogs to be defined by interactivity rather than as performance.

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