- The latest developments on The Last Train from Hiroshima, which I reviewed last month, aren’t good. The publisher has pulled the book because the author wasn’t able to answer various concerns, including, according to the AP, “whether two men mentioned in the book actually existed.”
Blog Headlines of the Week
- Q: Is it Really a Bad Time to Be in Law School? A: That’s a Dumb Q
- Advice: Do NOT Get A Circumcision On Craigslist
Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes
- Adam Gallari assesses Per Petterson, author of Out Stealing Horses.
- The American Booksellers Association has announced the finalists for the 2010 Indies Choice Book Awards. Once again I am an “illiiterati,” having read none of the finalists. (Via.)
- How to act well read.
- Another concern raised by the ebook: what will happen to bookshelves?
- This furthers my confusion on why we aren’t moving forward more rapidly with the development of wind and other alternative energy sources. Most states in the nation, including South Dakota, could produce well more than 100 percent of their electrical needs through renewable sources.
- Oh, oh. Some Bible Belt creationists in the Kentucky Legislature evidently have been paying attention to some of South Dakota’s legislative idiocy.
There is a peculiar comfort in being completely fucked, because there’s nothing to worry about anymore.
Ron Currie, Jr., Everything Matters!