Story Stamps, and Other News


On the Shelf


  • This Irish stamp features a 224-word short story.
  • For those who want more sci with their fi: a new anthology, Kepler’s Dozen, collects short science fiction about real planets discovered by Kepler Spacecraft. Edited by scientists from Kepler!
  • Great literature may improve us as human beings
  • … but! “It is not sufficient to become learned to have read much, if we read without reflection.”
  • RIP really long German word, coined in 1999 in reference to the packaging of beef. Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz, we hardly knew ya.