The Week in Links – 11.18.11-11.25.11

The Week in Links 11.18.11-11.25.11

You caught me.  I went fishing last week and this week.  But on Black Friday, I return with a new collection of links to ponder while you’re waiting in line to buy that $100 flat screen.

Asymptote makes my heart race with this excerpt from Robert Walser’s Full due out in January from NYRB.

The Guardian gives the spotlight to a few authors to wax on about  their favorite books this year …diverse choices (many memoirs) as well as the expected.  You can join in on the debate, too.




A history of cars
through the panels of TinTin
is amazing and informative.




Just a hop, skip and a click away, the Alta blog
has a fascinating post promoting
Cities in Translation: Intersections of Language and Memory By Sherry Simon
which came out in September as part of Routledge’s exciting
new series, New Perspectives in Translation Studies. 

And for all you Henson fans, here is a librarian going bonkers:



Remember, read wisely.


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