Recommendations for 09/09/2012

9 Sep

A short list this week, but I have more to say than usual about the first item. And so:    Unintentional conversation: “Against Enthusiasm” by Jacob Silverman, and “Goodbye Reader!” by Ned Beauman http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2012/08/writers_and_readers_on_twitter_and_tumblr_we_need_more_criticism_less_liking_.single.html http://www.theawl.com/2012/07/goodbye-reader Silverman’s piece got a lot … Read More »

Recommendations for September 5, 2012

5 Sep

Posted late, because of the holiday weekend, but still here: Article: “The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re All Going to Miss Almost Everything” by Linda Holmes http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/2011/04/21/135508305/the-sad-beautiful-fact-that-were-all-going-to-miss-almost-everything This article touches on a problem that I struggle with more or less … Read More »