Friday, December 28, 2007

Minneapolis Fucking Reads: City Voted Most Literate In America



Download: The Hold Steady - "Stuck Between Stations"
Download: William S. Burroughs & Kurt Cobain - "Quiet Waters"
Download: The Books - "Read, Eat, Sleep"
Download: Jayber Crow - "What Poets Know"
Download: Jason Anderson - "The Library"
Download: Joanna Newsom - "The Book Of Right-On"
Download: Belle And Sebastian - "Wrapped Up In Books"
Download: The Magnetic Fields - "The Book Of Love"
Download: Pedro The Lion - "Magazine"
Download: Low - "Medicine Magazines"
Download: Atmosphere - "Smart Went Crazy"

Via City Pages and USA Today comes the news that Minneapolis has topped a poll of the most literate cities in America. Furthermore, St. Paul is ranked third. This is a significant because at the poll's start five years ago, the city was at the number 11 spot.

You can read the article in its entirety by clicking here. Up top is a playlist with songs about books, magazines, authors and anything else related to the written word. Enjoy!

And quit slacking off, Chicago!

(Jonathan Graef & April Wright)

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Ian said...

Killer post

1:45 PM  
Blogger Chad said...

Seattle will have its literary revenge! heheh

4:36 PM  
Blogger zero said...

way to go minneapolis!

4:12 PM  

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