events • New York Magazine gives a run down of the readings happening about town, apparently public readings in bars is the new HOT ticket. alcohol and books, who knew?
in the gene • 14,400 words about Richard Dawkins’ The Selfish Gene: Thirty Years On, with some audio downloads.
histoblog • Military Historian Mark Grimsley just won award for his academically related blog – really it seem the more chaff i wad thru the more wheat i find – go figure.
cookie • Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln won the New-York Historical Society first Book Prize for American History.
silly shopping • things you find while looking for other thing, for those who buy or wear such things.
blog of note • BibliOdyssey is a blog devoted to illustrations from old book. and is WELL worth checking out. I will be adding this one to the sidebar.
dinner & a book • a TN reading group called “the Pica 18 Bold” group is the focus of this cheerful piece.
peekaboo • Ethan Persoff collects wierd comics books and loads the scans on his site.