Weekend Edition: 7-23

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Farmageddon (“If you long for the days of an agrarian based democracy and family life on the farm, you have to buy Terry Redlin prints to capture the time. If it ever really existed.”)
  • Rescuing Books (“Being told to keep two copies of a book in stock and to throw away the third, knowing full well we’d be ordering third and fourth and fifth copies in just another month or two, seemed like some kind of cruel waste of so many people’s energies.”) (via)
  • How to Be a Writer (“Let her find her own truth, even if she has to spin outrageous lies in search of it.”) (via)

Book Review of the Week

  • Bullshit Heaven (“Aren’t the aesthetics of garbage just another form of garbage?”) (via)

Blog Headline of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

Other things being equal, it is better to be smart than to be stupid.

Carl Sagan, Cosmos

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