California Bookstore Day, aka Come Throw Peanuts at Me



I will be sitting in the front window of Mrs. Dalloway’s books in Berkeley, writing. For real.

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Photos: A box full of UK paperbacks

UK Paperbacks

A man in a vest with an ascot delivered these to the house.

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Eine Vorläufige Theorie der Liebe

The German Translation

My favorite part is that the book comes with an orange bookmark sewn right into it.

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Thoughts on Tech and the Arts at Stanford

Also, Richard Powers.

Stanford is debuting a joint major with Computer Science and English next year. Not a dual major or a double major, but a joint major which is more integrated. It’s a cool approach and I have a few thoughts about it (as does Richard Powers and Nick Jenkins).

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Prequel Alert: Catamaran Literary Reader at Adobe Books



Catamaran is releasing their 5th issue, featuring San Francisco writer Scott Hutchins, art by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and an essay about Ferlinghetti by Stephen Kessler, another essay about San Francisco by Margaret Elysia Garcia, poetry by Robert Bly…

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