Friday, January 4, 2013

How I Avoided Work, 1/4/13

Daily Distractions:

A Romance of the Sea-Serpent, or The Icthyosaurus.: A Collection of the Ancient and Modern Authorities, with Letters from Merchants and Men of Science, by Eugene Batchelder, 1850

Literary Journalism Studies, a scholarly journal dedicated to the genre known here as mutant journalism. I've been poking through back issues and lamenting the existence of Tom Wolfe.

"Grinding obviousness, bizarrely sprinkled." Victoria Beale on Alain De Botton's "School of Life" imprint.