January 24, 2007KR BlogUncategorized

Short Takes

Sign (or Signs) of the Apocalypse.

Lewis Lapham to be inducted into the Editor’s Hall of Fame (who knew it even existed?).

ALA Awards.

“Now it’s not often — which means never before, in my case — that you get to see a contract between a major publishing company and a celebrity.”

Al Alvarez (via Books Inq).

“A moment while I wipe away a tear at the beauty of my own thoughts. ”
The British discover The Paris Review.

“In crueler everyday language, she was a vegetable.” More Pinker here.

The name of the game. Yes, really.

As Tyler points out, Sartre had this figured out a while ago. Way to catch up to the philosophers, scientists.

“It didn’t matter what form the reading material took…”