New York Review of Books, 12 January 2006
Notes from this issue. A couple of quotes and a couple of links.
Comments I've posted on other sites
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I underlined this review of two books on environmental disaster when I read it. Not sure why now, but still.
Dorian moore : Dalston to Old Street
Like a slow and clunky (in a good way) east London version of that movie where a guy drives across Paris insanely quickly.
If:book: the selected, annotated outbox of dave eggers
When reading reviews of books about someone’s letters I’ve wondered what will be gleaned in the future from someone who only uses email. (via plasticbag)
Enid Crow Disasters
Nice Cindy Sherman-esque self portrait photography of characters witnessing disasters. (via Haddock)
Royal Festival Hall | Information Pages
The RFH are selling mats made out of the 1950s carpet they took up for their refurbishment. Nice, but £55.
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Detailed exploration of an Internet Explorer CSS z-index bug. It saved my sanity last week.
Randy Glass Studio
Incredibly detailed and accurate black and white ink(?) illustrations. (via Drawn!)