In defence of bookstagram

Such an important post to describe the diversity of the bookstagram community. Plus, I was mentioned in this article as well! 😉

The Lit Books

Debasing and ridiculing bookstagram has been a fashionable trend lately, as fashionable as some vogues the authors of  some despicable articles criticize. It hurts to give publicity to those articles but if you’re a bookstagrammer, you may want to read this and this pages. I feel, though, that I need to copy and paste this sentence from The Guardian, that, yes, is meant to show how intellectually superior we think we are: “When did novels become cool? When they stopped being popular. It’s a signifier of sensitivity and intellectual achievement to read a novel, remember, when you could be playing with your phone or watching Netflix.

Wheeeeeere to start? I’m puzzled to see that among all the trends, tendencies and niches on Instagram, those authors chose to launch an attack on us, passionate readers. That they chose to debase and mock a hobby that, indeed, celebrates reading…

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