Steven Chu is very good pick. So is Nancy Sutley. The Cabinet is shaping up nicely.
How disappointing that Candidate #5 is Jesse Jackson Jr.
The situation in Greece worsens, with a general strike on top of the riots.
Someone (William Deresiewicz) doesn't think the world of James Wood.
Mark Leckey received this year's Turner Prize.
One of the most perceptive reviews I've read in a while, at least the first half of it: Zadie Smith on Joseph O'Neill's Netherland, and another novel.
On "interface aesthetics." You know.
The Brazilian writer Lima Trindade edits this online journal: Verbo21