Blog Headline of the Week
Interweb Stuff I Liked This Week
The Guardian has the shortlist for its Not the Booker Prize Prize. As with the Booker Prize, I haven’t read any of the finalists.
Marc Fitten’s tour of 100 indie bookstores reaches one of my favorites, Green Apple Books.
Perhaps a little specialized but if, like me, you like foreign fiction and SF, you might want to check out Croatian SF, which includes links to several online stories in English, as well as articles about Croatian speculative fiction.
So what do people really think about the guy accused of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl for 18 years? Get an idea from the comments on his blog.
I’m sorry, but anyone who thinks “Stephen Colbert represents one of the most dangerous trends in America next to Islamic terrorism today!” really needs to get a grip, or put at least one toe into the waters of reality. (Via.)
Hey, America, the four-day workweek works!
Life is just a short period of time in which we are alive.
Philip Roth, American Pastoral