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What We’re Reading-Week Of 10.3.11

October 7, 2011

Weekly inspiration in:

Art

The Young Gallerists-Transforming The New York Art Scene

Commentary

Nostalgia On Repeat-Chuck Klosterman takes a look at the phenomenon

The Fun Of “Fuck”

Ira Glass On The Art Of Storytelling

Long Day’s Journey-Walking Across Provence

Lost In The Mediocrity: How I traded An Education For A Ticket To The Ruling Class

Pop-Up Video is back

Koch Brothers Flout Law, Getting Richer With Secret Iran Sales

Download Free Courses From Famous Philosophers-Not to mention the insane library of 400 audio courses in the arts and sciences, plus audiobooks, movies, free textbooks, language learning podcasts, and more

Short video about a real-life fight club

State For Sale-Big new piece in the New Yorker

Why Americans Won’t Pick Onions (Yet)

The Creative Class Is Alive

Explaining The Black-White Wage Gap

Food

New York Times Magazine-The Food Issue (!)-Good reads on health, policy, restaurants, drinks, cooking, etiquette, culture, more

15 Pumpkin Recipes-Just in time

On Mario Batali’s foundational work with children

Recipe: Honey Ginger Pumpkin Butter

Recipe: Best Butternut Squash Soup?

Homebrewing: Pumpkin Ale

Recipe: Stone Pale Ale And Garlic Stir-Fried Brussel Sprouts

Joe Miller Teaches Fifth Graders How To Cook

 

Five Tips To Brewing Better Mulled Cider

Literature

Paris Review-Staff Picks

New Service For Authors Seeking To Self-Publish E-Books

Video Interview With Jonathan Franzen

A Look At Chuck Klosterman’s New Book

Ask Not What Lit Mags Can Do For You

A Beginner’s Guide To Tomas Tranströmer (just awarded the Nobel)

Two Poems By A Laureate

 

Ten Poems Everyone Should Read

Music

NPR First Listen: Bjork, ‘Biophilia’

 

Four Young Pianists On The Rise In The Jazz Scene

Science

Flying Telescope Makes An Out-Of-This-World Discovery

Celebrating The Dark Universe

New Stem Cell Research Shows Promise

Dissolve My Nobel Prize! Fast!

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