By John Barnes
@johnbarnessf Mother Of Storms was very much on my mind while in Hawaii last week, with two hurricanes on the way. And great book, of course
By James Baldwin
Beautiful reading in & of itself, of course, but diving into James Baldwin's "Another Country," also as #FergusonSyllabus
Excited to read. MT“@frankbruni: Mesmerizing discussion of "Soldier Girls" by Helen Thorpe at Tattered Cover. Passages she read: gorgeous.
By William Gibson
RT @gregswan: I may have read too many Snowcrash, Neuromancer, Ready Player One-type novels, but I'm ready to "jack in" to full-time VR any…
"Will It Waffle?" 53 Irresistible and Unexpected Recipes to Make in a Waffle Iron. Oh I like the sound of that!
By Leonard Richardson
@robinsloan Please tell me you've read Constellation Games. Totally Sloan-core.
Funny I can't read Benioff's book Behind the Cloud in the cloud, only "on premise" hardback copies available
This is the best dang book on building your own skateboard that I have ever seen
@simon_thomson Thanks for your feedback, Simon. 60 days is only at the absolute longest.
"Factory Man," by Beth Macy, debuts at no. 10 on NYT nonfiction bestseller list. Janet Maslin's review:
I do think young people should read Who Moved My Cheese?
“@fmanjoo: It’s interesting that a group of hackers is now called a “gang.”” umm read about the "Roscoe Gang"1980s….
The long paragraph in Song of Ice and Fire books where George R.R. Martin goes on a run about what everybody's eating at a feast.
The Late Shift by Bill Carter isn’t available on Kindle?
RT @juliebosman: Places you shouldn't read "The Hot Zone:" 1) an airplane 2) an airport 3) anywhere but a remote cabin in the wilderness @a
"Guardians of the Galaxy" is a hit, but Bill Mantlo, Rocket Raccoon's creator, lives in a nursing home on Medicaid
@ashwinpat Social Physics which tries to characterize the physics of social behavior& ideas transmission, etc
By Matthew Bogart
$20 is a deal for a signed hardcover of @matthewbogart's The Chairs' Hiatus, one of my favorite webcomic stories:
By Brad Stone
RT @jimaley: .@bradstone 's Amazon/Bezos book "The Everything Store" now available everywhere* in paperback. *excep…
By David Shafer
RT @nytimes: Is it too late to nominate David Shafer's "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" for novel of the summer?
Just bought "Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs" by Joshua Wolf Shenk via @amazon
RT @prasanna: "So although active trading produces some useful liquidity, most of it just produces statistical noise"
By Ursula K. Le Guin
@margaretatwood @wsj How about Ursula K. Leguin's 'The Dispossessed'? A brilliant novel and thought-provoking for WSJ readers!
RT @uncjschool: Read about Vermont Royster's @wsj legacy in "Thinking Things Over" by prof. Chris Roush @talkingbiznews:
RT @susnevans: Saturday morning #foodhistory reading: @crlobel new book "Urban Appetites: Food & Culture in 19th-c. NY"
RT @harpercollins: .@npr interviews @amytan, author of The Valley of Amazement, and quizzes her on tanning techniques.
By Suzanne Collins
I thought the final Hunger Games book was supposed to be unfilmable. I guess not.
By Bel Kaufman
Excellent obit by Margalit Fox: Bel Kaufman, author of "Up the Down Staircase" dead at 103