Ode to those Summer family trips – twelve hours in the wood panel station wagon, too many thousand bottles of beer on the wall, and “Mom, he’s touching me!” screams from the back seat – all for the sake of 5.3 days in the quasi hallucinogenic splendor of Disney World. Those were the days…But these [...]
Stranger Things Happen, by Kelly Link is one of my all time favorite books. I am not alone, it made New York Magazine’s Best Novels You Never Read feature. They’ve got some additional picks like The Darling by Richard Banks that I find highly suspect, but overall it’s a good list worth visiting.
Sometimes a book jacket can make you remember a book more then the story itself. I found an amazing website that’s called Fwis which hosts many of yesterday and today’s best book jackets. Check out the website to see more jackets and attributed designers covers.fwis.com.
June 5, 2007 | Leave a Comment
Slate, a place I always can rely upon for literary fetishism, has a great piece about fonts. I do have an emotional relationship to fonts — When I feel tired and lazy I use Courier, need to be professional Times Roman, and poetic Palentino. Now there’s a font I had never heard of, but, well, [...]