In which I praise Roger Pearson's most readable Voltaire biography.
"River of Ink", the debut novel of Brit Paul M.M. Cooper, is a marvel. I'd not heard of the man until he did his Reddit AMA a few months back,
I finished reading Charlotte Roche’s “Feuchtgebiete” last weekend, a book that has not only sold a whopping 700,000 copies, but has also attracted attention worldwide and sold translation-rights to a whole
WeTellStories is just fantastic, and warrants an entry here (as opposed to my tumblelog, where stray links usually end up). I’m now quoting liberally from a quote at BoinBoing, whence I got
A few days ago, as I was standing in one of the numerous trams of Vienna’s public transport, waiting for it to take me to the main university building, I noticed someone