Susan Sontag on Art, Drawn by Wendy MacNaughton, Edited by Maria Popova. MacNaughton is selling high-quality prints of this in her etsy shop.
Oh hey, 2 NFE updates in one week? That’s right! Truth be told, I felt guilty for neglecting my duties around here, so in addition to the jumbo-sized lit link roundup on Tuesday, let’s tack on a few more bits of news.
Though the mega-Powerball has already come and gone, I still like this post: The Book-Lover’s Guide to Spending Those Powerball Winnings. Nicole Perrin tells us what she would do with $550M over at Book Riot.
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With 10 years now under our belt, Word Riot is officially (in Internet years) an old man. Word Riot started as the literary section of an online music magazine called Communication Breakdown. The music magazine’s founder, Paula Anderson, corralled a loose collection of high school and college students she had befriend through various online communities.
We had no idea what the hell we were doing. (Word Riot’s name, for example, has no interesting origin story other than 19-year-old me thinking it sounded punk rock.)
The music magazine slowly faded out, but Word Riot survived. By March 2003 we launched our
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