Posts Tagged ‘Amazon.com’
December 3, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
November 27, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
November 1, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
October 9, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
May 13, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
We meet Mr Messy—a man whose entire day-to-day existence is the undiluted expression of his individuality. His very untidiness is a metaphor for his blissful and unselfconscious disregard for the Social Order. Yes, there are times when he himself is a victim of this individuality—as when he trips over a brush he has left on his garden path—but he goes through life with a smile on his face.
This series of reviews from 2010 is, in a word, brilliant.
April 5, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
- “Other books I can’t throw away because—well, they’re books, and you can’t throw away a book, can you?” In memory of the late Roger Ebert, an essay on libraries and love.
- Amazon is in the process of testing an automated cover generator. Well, of course they are, silly.
- Why do so many people hate the word moist, anyway? On word aversion.
- Lizzie Skurnick, the Boswell of the world of YA literature, is launching Lizzie Skurnick Books, an imprint that will “bring back the very best in young adult literature, from the classics of the 1930s and 1940s, to the thrillers and social novels of the 1970s and 1980s.”
- Short version: Scotland is giving back some of George Washington’s books.