* except fans of BOOKS. On the back page of today’s LA Times Business Section, there’s an ad for the upcoming (and generally awesome) Festival of Books. It features an […]
Nicholson Baker, whose amazing new book, Human Smoke, is causing quite a dust-up, writes about The Charms of Wikipedia in The NYRB.
Someday there will be no need of the dial tone, and for a few of us it will be as if the voice of God has gone dead. That reassuring […]
I know it’s a bit of a one-two punch, but I’ve got another (complimentary, not redundant) interview up (@ The Sound of Young America blog). New questions, new answers, new […]
From “rap represented in mathematical charts and graphs” ***Go check out all the other graphs!*** [via mefi]
What single book is the best introduction to your field or specialization within your field for laypeople? That is an amazon wish list to destroy all amazon wish lists.
Doris Lessing…wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. Time to crack The Golden Notebook. Meanwhile, big ups to Josh Ferris (Then We Came to the End) for his NBA Nomination!
Runaway Elephants! In Canada!
Looking for a good time tonight? Happy Ending Reading Series. Need an idea for your next novel? “My spirit or soul did not like the way I was being seen, […]
“Los Angeles is five of the best cities in the country, and three or four of the worst.” [from Patton Oswalt’s blog post on “gifting suites”.]