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February 8, 2013      

Notes From Elsewhere: Word Riot Edition

How to Take A Great Author Photo

A friend of mine posted this on FB. Made me giggle. Include cats.

Bit of a short one this week, as we’re all caught up from my slacking with last week’s 3-day-linking extravaganza. However, should it be BlizzardTown where you’re at or 50+ degrees, hopefully you’ll find something here to pass the time.

Akashic Books have a shiny new site. If you use the promo code WELCOME, you get 40% off your order.

I might be one of the last people on Earth to begin reading the Harry Potter series (I’m about to start book 3), but my daughter (who just finished all seven) thought this roundup of Harry Potter characters reacting to the Super Bowl was quite funny.

Also funny: Sam Pink is gonna sext you up if you pre-order his book, Rontel.

Here’s an interesting article about memory from Oliver Sacks.

Caught By The River has two interesting posts this week: Emma Warren‘s review of Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to be a Pop Star by Tracey Thorn; also, artist inspiration from Streetview Exhibition, Manchester.

Finally, Cheryl Strayed shares an image with “good fucking advice.”



Notes From Elsewhere is brought to you by Sara Habein, who doesn’t pretend to be the first to know anything.

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