- In fantasy literature it looks like Norse mythology is on the menu.
- And here's a powerful article about what reading the right book can do: The sin I couldn’t give up..
Not directly (or at all) related to books and reading:
- A website: Hours of fun for someone interested in mechanics: The Museum of Unworkable Devices.
- Words: When a place name isn't just a name, but a symbol for something unpleasant or unwanted: The politics of geographical names.
Back to books:
Today's book list is one of those inevitable end-of-year lists of the best novels of the year.
25 of them, to be exact.
Why did I chose this particular list? Because it's the first one I came across, that's why. In any case, these lists usually contain more or less the same collection of the year's bestsellers, and only the future will tell us which ones will be considered to be really good in the long run.
Finally, a book I might buy, or at least read:
link to an interview with the author.