Feliz cumple, Raymond Chandler.
For Raymond Chandler's birthday today, his collected wisdom on writing from a lifetime of letters
Cory Doctorow recomienda y reseña algunos libros para niños y jóvenes, desde Neil Gaiman “Fortunately, The Milk”, hasta una chica-lobo (que tiene una banda). Si no sabían qué leer en el verano, ya tienen de dónde elegir. :)
Being a compendium of some of my most popular kids’ book reviews from the past year, from Glorkian Warrior to Alan Mendelsohn
A hilarious, bawdy romp through the conventions of young adult literature. When got my first paperback copy, I walked around for days, annoying my…
Dozois's Year's Best SF turns 30 with a spectacular, diverse global collection of indispensable short fiction
The 30th edition of Gardner Dozois’s Year’s Best Science Fiction has been published today. This is consistently the best of the year’s-best anthologies in the field — absolutely indispensable. The series is celebrating the thirtieth milestone with an especially amazing installment. Editor…
¡El ataque del bonsái del espacio exterior!
Azuma Makoto sends 50 year old bonzai tree into space for exobiotanica project.
Exobiotanica special team: AMKK + Six
Artwork: Azuma Makoto
Photographer: Shunsuke Shiinoki
Project manager: Eri Narita
Supporter: Masumi Sasaki
*Forty-five years ago today
Porque en Brasil hay cosas bonitas (que no son deportivas), como librerías.
The goal was to create a bookshop that doubled as a meeting place and as these images attest they seem to have done a fine job. The open well-light floor plan allows for a comfortable shopping experience as well as encouraging customers to hang around and enjoy the space.
All photos by Fernando Guerra I FG+SG
More images and background at ArchDaily: Cultura Bookstore / Studio MK27…
Some badass girls :)
Illustrator and graphic designer Ann Shen’s drawings of bad girls throughout history. (Though “badass” is more appropriate than “bad,” strictly scientifically speaking.)
For some substantiation on the badassery of the above, see Amelia Earhart on marriage, Ada Lovelace on science and spirituality, Nellie Bly’s groundbreaking journalistic feistiness, and Eleanor Roosevelt on happiness and conformity and her controversial love letters to Lorena Hickok.
Ah, cuánta veldá.