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    26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School... I agree with just about all of these, except John Green.

    How Schools Should Change — Bright — Medium

    mayhap: “Gilles Deleuze recalls Merleau-Ponty, who taught at his high school, the Lycée Carnot. "E as in Enfance" Gilles Deleuze: From A to Z with Claire Parnet Semiotext(e) and MIT Press ”

    Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature | Brain Pickings

    First Look Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace inâEnd of the Tourâ - Much as we love Jason Segel, he seemed like an, um, unexpected choice when he was cast as late author David Foster Wallace in James Ponsoldts The End of the Tour. But now

    Dear Daughter is a fast-paced debut mystery for anyone who loved Gone Girl.

    Tana French's In the Woods is a gripping psychological thriller guaranteed to engross any mystery lover.

    It's Time For The Sharing Economy To Become The Sharing Society | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

    Listen to ‘Moby-Dick’ as Read by Tilda Swinton, John Waters, David Cameron, and More

    They should've showed this to our school district last year when they were busy cutting all school librarians. STUPID.

    For the permanent questions of the politics of existence, Trollope remains the man.

    Meyer Sound’s Constellation system performs the sonic equivalent of Photoshop.

    mock Penguin Books book cover with title "Go Away I'm Reading" written by 'No, Really'

    32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life - I've only read 2 of these, but the others are going on my "To Read" list!

    How Culture Shapes Our Senses - NYTimes.com Taken from: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/opinion/sunday/how-culture-shapes-our-senses.html?rref=opinion&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&pgtype=article

    The Death Of The Patriarch: Remembering Gabriel García Márquez I have read "100 Years of Solitude" about every ten years or so since the first time I read it. Each time I have read a different book. As I grow older I see layers that, for me, did not exist before. I believe I will start on it again tonight.

    Cover: The Writer of Modern Life: Essays on Charles Baudelaire, from Harvard University Press

    H. P. Blavatsky - Reminiscences and the Secret Doctrine - by Countess Constance Wachtmeister - Occult /Theosophy 1989 Edition. $10.00, via Etsy.

    This was one of the most striking images at the High Museum show last year. While "The Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the centerpiece of the Frick show about Dutch painters (there until mid-January 2014), this Fabritius painting titled "The Goldfinch" rates a close second place!