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In Recovery

Fresh air and exercise are important in recovering from a bad case of the flu and neither can really be had at home wrapped in a blanket. 223 more words

The endangered tome

Last week, a cardboard box the size of a mini fridge arrived on my front doorstep. Inside it was a single book, along with what seemed like twenty gallons of styrofoam packing peanuts. 974 more words


Books as furniture

I’ve always been fascinated by the prospect of buying books by the foot. The Strand, my favorite bookstore in New York, offers a number of… 739 more words


The Roots - Rising Down

Rising Down, the new album from Philadelphia based band the Roots, takes its name from William T. Vollmann’s seven volume treatise on violence, Rising Up And Rising Down… 146 more words


The Roots: Rising Down

“Everything’s for sale. Even souls.”

Did you know that The Roots released a new album? I won’t reveal how I know, but I will say that the album came out today. 385 more words