sir sal • Salman Rushdie receives knighthood in British queen’s birthday honors
suspicious bundles • Ohio State Student Journos Cry Foul Over Paper Seizure At Clinton Speech The Lantern is demanding an apology from school officials for what they say was the seizure of more than 5,000 copies of the paper just before former President Bill Clinton spoke at commencement ceremonies. Clinton security was told to remove the copies of the newspaper for security purposes,”They said they looked suspicious…”
blog of note • Comics Should be Good blog has a great piece on paperback cover illustrators of the 60s & 70s.
unspoken • the New York Magazine has an interesting if cruel list of the best books yet to be translated into English.
armchair fodder • the National Geographic website has The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time