Monthly Archives: August 2006

links for 2006-08-30

A list of NYTimes Bestsellers :: Rebecca Blood In case anybody ever runs out of things to read, you can see what’s been popular for the last 60-ish years. (tags: books)

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links for 2006-08-29

How To: Hang Your Artwork and Not Screw It Up More answers to Important Questions. At Last. (tags: art interiors)

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links for 2006-08-24

TSA-compliant carry-ons Here’s what they say you can take on a plane these days… (tags: airtravel TSA) TSA: Permitted and Prohibited Items No to dynamite, yes to toy robot something or others… Will wonders never cease. (tags: TSA airtravel) Gourmet’s … Continue reading

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Poor Pluto!

——————————————————————————– August 23, 2006Op-Ed ContributorI [heart] Pluto By TIM KREIDERCharlestown, Md. MY love for our picked-on ninth planet is deeply, perhaps embarrassingly, personal. I took my first public stand on Pluto

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links for 2006-08-22

Photojojo » Panographies: Panoramas on Steroids Cool things to do with photographs. When you’ve got a free month or so. (tags: photography photoshop) Photojojo » FlipClips

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Lovely poem for a Monday, or any day

                      Forgetfulnessby Billy Collins  The name of the author is the first to gofollowed obediently by the title, the plot,the heartbreaking conclusion, the entire novelwhich suddenly becomes one you have never read,never … Continue reading

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Run, do not walk

to get Lawrence Wright’s amazing new book, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. More absorbing than a novel, astonishing, heartbreaking, jaw-dropping.

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Booker Prize longlist announced today

THE LONGLIST Peter Carey for Theft: A Love Story (Faber & Faber). He has written nine novels, including the Man Booker Prize-winning Oscar and Lucinda and The True History of the Kelly Gang Kiran Desai for The Inheritance of Loss … Continue reading

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links for 2006-08-15

Boing Boing: Make a scarf-book to read on UK outbound flights When I read about the ban on reading material on UK flights, I nearly had a complete nervous breakdown. But here you go, a SOLUTION! (tags: reading flying UK)

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links for 2006-08-11

the cool hunter – KIDS REPUBLIC – a children’s bookstore in Beijing Check out this unbelievably cool-looking kids’ bookstore in China. Might have to GO THERE! (tags: bookstores books China)

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