Penguin Books UK has launched a dating website in conjunction with Match.com
“Penguin said the site would offer readers “a place to meet and indulge in the age-old art of writing love letters”. Members will be asked to write in their profile about the last book they read and will also be able to search through the site’s other profiles for mentions of their favorite book.”
Actually, I’ve recently met four people who found the loves of their lives on-line. However, it seems odd to me that a publishing company would be involved in on-line dating — on the other hand, it’s really just another business venture, and a clever one at that.
I have visions of people trolling through potential member profiles, checking out their book lists, and then …More... »