2. The Millions has come up with the brilliant idea of putting together an interactive map of independent bookstores across the world. In the spirit of this collaborative effort, they are hosting a Walking Tour of New York's Independent Bookstores. Sounds like a fine idea for a warm spring afternoon in San Francisco. Any takers?
4. April is National Poetry Month. Nick will be posting more about our modest celebration of the finest art, but in the meantime, have fun with Raymond Queneau's unfathomably brilliant 100,000,000,000,000 sonnets. (Follow the links on the bottom of that page for English translations.)
5. A "blog" of "unnecessary" quotation marks (via Three Percent)? "Brilliant"! Somehow it reminds me of Chinglish, of which a 2nd volume has just been released.