On symbols: How the swastika became the Confederate flag.
This week, sharing some good reads from various places…
The Age of Rudeness, a wonderfully written essay by author Rachel Cusk
Ryan Adams shares the story of the first time he was rattled by a heckler
Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death (from The Atlantic)
One thousand new words added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Happy new year! I have decided that 2016 is the year of not giving a fuck. And yes, there is a book for that.
Here’s a fresh roundup of links for your reading pleasure.
- Those books that we buy and then pile up on our shelves, unread? There is a word for that.
- Rebecca Solnit, again not giving any fucks
- Reading around the world? Challenge accepted.
- So happy to see that SF/F is now regularly reviewed in the New York Times Book Review, and by a black woman author, too! You go, N.K. Jemison.