So, the bookish equivalent of What are they listening to on the subway?
is this great Tumblr blog CoverSpy
, on which strangers post titles and covers of books with more or less detailed descriptions of the people they saw reading them and where (most often, but not always, on the subway). Beyond proving that most New Yorkers have interesting taste in literature, it also makes for some hilarious, punchline-y contrasts, as shown above and after the jump. (TheDailyWhat
It's all in the juxtaposition of titles. Or in repetition...