Book Lovers Ask, What’s Seattle’s Secret?

Who (and/or whom) do you want to dictate your taste in books…

1) Amazon
2) Costco
3) Starbucks
4) a librarian
5) thank you I’ll make up my own damn mind?

The New York Times talks about the book buyers for those three retailers, and the fact that all are headquartered in America’s most literate city, Seattle.

Librarian and book guru Nancy Pearl is also highlighted as an arbiter of literary taste, and her start in Seattle is documented in this article.