You might say the discovery of 500 lost German fairy tales is, in and of itself, a type of fairy tale.
So much to hate: The Beast's 50 Most Loathsome People in America 2008Bookshelves gone wild: Plant your tree of knowledge next to your literary playground.At the Vroman's Bookstore blog, Patrick talks about why "books need more time," and looks at how one book is getting more than the one week it was given.n+1 launches N1BR, the book review supplement to n+1. One of the editors is Nikil Saval, who appeared in our Year in Reading series in 2008.The earliest celluloid film (from 1888) can be found - where else - on YouTube. (From The List Universe's "Top 10 Incredible Early Firsts In Photography")As if it wasn't already hard enough to get up for work in the morning: Our world may be a giant hologramJack Shafer responds to David Carr's call to "invent an iTunes for News."
Lit-mag Meanjin Quarterly is taking a cue from The Millions and kicking off a new series, The Best Australian Fiction of the 21st Century (so far).
Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher uses powerful scanning electron microscopes to provide “an unexpected view of [a] familiar subject: … human tears.”