Neal Stephenson

23 Jul 19
Clarion-Ledger / Hattiesburg American Mississippi Books Page

“The Shameless,” Ace Atkins, G.P. Putnam’s Sons “Dispatches from Pluto,” Richard Grant, Simon & Schuster “Behind the Rifle,” Shelby Harriel, University Press of Mississippi “Disappearing Earth,” Julia Phillips, Knopf “Furious Hours,” Casey Cep, Knopf “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens, G.P. Putnam’s Sons “The Gone Dead,” Chanelle Benz, Ecco “Fall; or, Dodge in Hell,” Neal […]

23 Jul 19
The Story's Story

* “What Conservatives Get Wrong about the Campus Wars.” “Teapot tempests” would be better than “wars,” but this is congruent with “Ninety-five percent of people are fine—but it’s that last five percent.” Something about the nature of the Internet has enabled and empowered a smallish number of crazy people, sometimes for good reasons (startups) and […]

23 Jul 19
Leituras de Taróloga

Esta é a lista dos 1001 livros para ler antes de morrer. Os em verde já li ou estou lendo. Os em rosa são os que quero ler. Atualizado em 12/04/2019 (Acredito que muitos títulos tenham sido mal-traduzidos, por isso, se vir algum erro abaixo, por favor, me avise!) 1. Never Let Me Go – […]

19 Jul 19
Abacus Noir Form

The last Neal Stephenson book I read was probably Anathem, which was a while ago (I remember I was enamored enough to have subsequently bought the “accompanying soundtrack1”). Before that had been the massive and delightful “System of the world” trilogy (as it turned out, I read all of these on the Kindle device I […]

22 Jul 19
ONLINE ARTICLES

[ad_1] NHL contract arbitration hearings are approaching, and 5 p.m. ET Friday was the deadline for players to file for them. Forty restricted free agents from 20 teams elected to have their contract disputes handled by a third party. Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington, who was instrumental in the team’s midseason turnaround and subsequent Stanley Cup […]

21 Jul 19
ONLINE ARTICLES

[ad_1] The 2019-20 NHL contract year is upon us and a new batch of free agents (and their agents) have been released into the wild with everyone will be looking to get paid. Every team has a list of players it wants to keep and is prepared to make an offer to do so. Many […]

21 Jul 19
PekoeBlaze - the official blog

Well, I thought that it was time to take a look at a noir sci-fi/cyberpunk novel I’ve been meaning to read for the past couple of weeks. I am, of course, talking about M. John Harrison’s 2006 novel “Nova Swing”. This is a novel that I found by accident whilst sorting out several of the […]

21 Jul 19
deluks917

Scott: Caution On Bias Arguments by Scott Alexander – Arguments: Everyone is biased all the time, Everyone is hypersensitive to biases against their side, and thinks biases in favor of their side are irrelevant, It’s hard To even figure out what bias means or when it is bad, Bias arguments Have nowhere to go. Against […]