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Entries from February 2010

Atlantic on Holden Caulfield

February 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Atlantic on Holden Caulfield

…okay I’m reading Atlantic this mid-day, but under the catchy title Is Holden Caulfield Still Relevant Alex Eichler links to and annotates a number of web-borne articles about Caulfield specifically and the late J.D. Salinger generally…it’s a substantive list…

Tags: Books · Essay on Bibliography

Kindle V iTablet

February 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Kindle V iTablet

…there has been some quick commentary on whether the newly-released iTablet, the omnivore progeny of the iPod, will be the end of the Kindle.  Megan McArdle at Atlantic provides an intelligent reflection on whether or not this will be the case. Other opinions vary:

Needless to say, Steve is betting on the iTablet.

Tags: Essay on Technology · Information Studies

Recommended Reading, Heather McHugh

February 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Recommended Reading, Heather McHugh

…given the recent cold (and given I have a head-cold perhaps a’coming…) it’s a good time to be inside reading. Readers here (namely sniffling me) has just discovered the poet Heather McHugh.  To put is succinctly, she’s good, worth a read, try these:

Tags: Recommended Book