New York Times – “In â€œLove and Consequences,â€ a critically acclaimed memoir published last week, Margaret B. Jones wrote about her life as a half-white, half-Native American girl growing up in South Central Los Angeles as a foster child who ran drugs for members of the Bloods, an infamous gang. The authorâ€™s biography on the back flap says she graduated from the University of Oregon.”
New York Times – â€œWhat do you think? You get social or academic brownie points for deliberately staying out of touch with your own culture?â€
Kottke has a link, but I’m getting a “Service Unavailable”. Sad.
I used the Proquest service last week and got an “OMG!!!” from an attorney. Pretty cool!
Scoble says: “[T]he problem is that most people wonâ€™t understand this cause it looks too simple.”
Clark Hoyt – “The New York Times best-seller list is a powerful and mysterious institution that both reports and drives the sales of books around the nation”