In a bid to save others from a similar fate, Macdonald, co-founder of literary review website The Omnivore, decided to branch out into a dating service that matches couples according to their tastes in books.
If there is now a dating site for every demographic, The Omnivore’s resulting “pin ups” section seems to be aimed at the “intello-hipster”, an urban subgroup who know their Dickens from their Deleuze and like their profile pictures sepia-tinged.
January 5, 2013 Composition Topic: My Favourite Book Of all my magnificent reading books, “ Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever” is my favourite - My Favorite Book introduction.
This book is about a kid named Greg Heffley who is in big trouble; school property has been damaged and Greg is the prime suspect.
Daters have been judging people by the books they read since it became fashionable to showcase favorite reads in one open kitchen cabinet in 17th-century Paris. I have no idea how bookcases were invented, but I am quite sure we've been sizing them up since.
Now Alikewise, a new dating site that joins bookworm lovebirds in literary lust, has streamlined the book-auditing process.
Meet 30-year-old Richard from London, who when asked which book he would give someone he was trying to impress responds: “I’m about to give Umberto Eco's Foucault’s Pendulum to a girl who reads Dan Brown novels...
Another funny part was when Greg got the title of “Student of the Week” and was awarded a bumper sticker.Manny had done this because no one would teach him how to tie his shoes.