Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes
- Imagination & Community (“I am convinced that the broadest possible exercise of imagination is the thing most conducive to human health, individual and global.”) (via)
- The misanthrope’s guide to reading while traveling.
- The National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced this week. Since the shortlist was announced, I’ve read one of the winners but it wouldn’t have been my choice in the category.
- The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize longlist was announced — and I’ve actually read two of them.
- Someone who has practiced law in South Dakota for more than twice as long as I’ve been an attorney reflects on Bill Janklow
- Just what everyone needs to know: how to cite a “Tweeet” in an academic paper. Personally, I think that if you need to cite a tweet, it is unlikely you are writing an “academic” paper.
- Gateways to Geekery: Steely Dan
We live on a little island of the articulable, which we tend to mistake for reality itself.
Marilynne Robinson, “Imagination & Community“