Movable Type 3.2
August 22, 2008
Daily Reading (8/22/08)Daily Reading
Compelling and thought-provoking essay: Pinched: The Day I Took My Family to a Soup Kitchen
And on a lighter note, pretend IMs from VP hopefuls.
A new study shows that fewer Americans want to mix religion and politics. That makes me happy, not least because my political views don't line up very well with those of most members of my Church.
Fascinating: realtime emergency and disaster map.
Anne Enright on naming characters.
A new-to-me blog, Jane Austen's World, has an interesting exploration of hot chocolate in the 18th and 19th centuries. Mmm, hot chocolate...
An interesting profile of Persephone, a publishing house dedicated to "forgotten" women writers. I wonder if they're available Stateside? Must look into that...
Apparently Penguin (the publisher) is starting some sort of dating site for reader. Huh. I might actually try that... Oh, and here it is. But maybe UK-only? Hm.
A new book review site: LitMob.Posted by Kat at August 22, 2008 05:32 PM