For fans of style guides, here’s one from The Economist
FOUND Magazine founder Davy Rothbart is crazy about vintage NBA jerseys. (via)
Further Reading: Edan’s post on gifting books in a digital age generated a bunch of interesting comments. Be sure to check them out. On a related note, in PopMatters, Michael Antmanbemoans the disappearance of the “physical manifestations of contemporary culture.”
Is Alejandro Zambra the new great Latin American writer? James Wood thinks he is. In the latest New Yorker, he describes how Zambra’s new story collection alerted him to the writer’s oeuvre, going on to analyze allthree of the writer’s novels in English. You could also read our 2011 interview with Zambra.
Last month, in a review for The Millions, Chris Barsanti called George Packer’sThe Unwinding an “awe-inspiring X-Ray of the modern American soul.” Now, in The Guardian, Sukhdev Sandhucalls the book “decent, meticulous and concerned,” though it could have benefited from the “roiling prose-fire of Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi.”