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bookolympics takes off on Twitter

Everyone’s caught Olympic fever, but us bookish types were feeling a little left out; after all, it’s not like reading is an Olympic sport. (If it were, though, our medal tally might be looking a little different right now. Just. Saying.)

We thought we’d find a way to get involved, and so #bookolympics was born on twitter. The premise is simple: take a book title and sportify it. We started with ‘One Hundred Metres of Solitude’ and it snowballed from there. Here are some of our favourites:

Yeah, that's right, we think we're funny.

Yeah, that’s right, we think we’re funny.

If you missed it, catch up over here and add your own! Don’t forget to follow us on twitter for more hijinks.


Alpha Reader

ANZ LitLovers

Bite the Book

The Conversation

Culture Mulcher

Diva Booknerd

Inside a Dog

Kids’ Book Review


Literary Minded

Meanjin Blog

Reading Tree


Scribe News

Speculating on SpecFic

The Wheeler Centre

Whispering Gums