World Day Against Child Labor

i don’t know what a computer considers a ‘thermal event’ but whatever they are . . . computers don’t like them. 8(

birthday boy • 1827Johanna Spyri, Swiss author (d. 1901)

birthday girl • 1892Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)

1963 – Civil rights leader is shot dead in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith.

uncivil suits • The Italian trial of Oriana Fallaci for defaming Islam in The Strength of Reason, opened Monday and was quickly adjourned.

next gen • from the NYT Product Placement Deals Make Leap From Film to Books

451º • Fort Wayne columnist Betty Stein asks the Bradbury-esque question “Which book would you commmit to memory?”

speed reading • the world’s fastest reader is a Computer at Stanford University which can scan 1000 pages an hour.

non-anon • say goodbye to anonimity folks, is kicking ass.

something new • from the NewYork Sun we get a couple of reviews of new biogs of Upton Sinclair.

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