That pb is brilliant. His Bookwatch feature tracks the 10 most popular books being mentioned on weblogs by checking for links to (via anil)

And now, to help do my part, I’ll mention some books:

  • Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser has changed the way I look at the entire prepared food industry. More than just a critique of fast food, it documents the processes behind the “malling” of America (and the world). Compelling reading.
  • The Global Soul by Pico Iyer looks to be a sort of postmodern travel book in which our author globetrots and then philosophizes about the world. I picked it up mostly because it has a chapter on Toronto called “The Multiculture” which supports the generally-held assertion that my city is one of the most multicultural in the world. The reader reviews on Amazon, however, aren’t too kind, and so I might have to read something else first.