On the Shelf
Comedies Are Too Depressing, and Other News
January 10, 2014 | by Dan Piepenbring
Are today’s most prestigious “comedies” too depressing?
The Los Angeles Public Library is soon to offer high school diplomas. (You can’t just check them out for a few weeks; you have to work for them.)
More on the curious connection between prose and booze: “Writers in this office used to drink,” said an unnamed New Yorker fixture.
For the discriminating digital reader on a budget, a treasure trove of public domain e-books.
Chuchin the Clown, via Wikimedia Commons