– Fight! (A reminder that critics are frequently wrong, and this is a good thing.)
– One of the best articles we’ve read all year: supposedly a book review of The History of White People,* it frames the history of race in America with examples from Fox News, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Sandra Bullock’s Oscar-winning role.
– As books die a slow death, or emerge as digital butteflies, or whatever, here are some hilarious (?) reports from the field: