How soon after you wake up do you touch something...
hmhbooks: For people like me who rely on a cell phone to rise and shine, I think the answer is about 0.02 seconds. Hm. For more info, check out PLASTIC: A Toxic Love Story by Susan Freinkel.
Write Place, Write Time: Emily St. John Mandel →
unbridledbooks: writeplacewritetime: I do almost all of my work in a small off-white room with a wooden floor and soft lighting. In the interests of full disclosure, it’s usually considerably messier than what you see in the pictures, and I’ve since acquired a more comfortable desk chair. The desk is very small… Click through for more, plus photos!
Tom Ireland's "Famous" Selected for Best American...
“Famous,” an essay by Tom Ireland, has been selected to appear in the next volume of Best American Travel Writing. ”Famous appeared in our Spring 2010 issue. Here is an excerpt. I started following Ajmal Kasab’s story after returning from India, on the basis of what others wrote about him and his translated statements, first to the police, later to the trial judge. The...
Life is one long process of getting tired.– Samuel Butler, The Notebooks of Samuel Butler
This kind of “Anglo-Saxon” emotional control has won battles,...– John Knowles, Double Vision