Thursday, December 13, 2007

Think outside the box

Business is a battle to capture and retain value. Jargon is just another weapon. Its proactive deployment is a mission-critical capability of big hitters with a passion for performance. —Financial Times

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Make use of your commute

Mr. Hitchcock read all of the work’s four volumes, 2,600 pages and more than 5,000 articles, at least three times, often while riding the subway between Brooklyn College and his apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. —NYT, 12/9/07

Monday, December 10, 2007

Time waster: Japanese island game

Check out this game. It's like SimCity on an island—in Japanese! With some surreal flourishes. A minute to learn (sort of), a lifetime to master. We don't even know what it's called.

(Via Angela W.)

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Ordering information

Personal Days is nearly available in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Two notices on the web

Galleycat and the NBCC on Personal Days in the U.K. (London Book Fair, 2007)

Syntax of Things on a reading in celebration of BOMB's 100th issue, 8/1/07 (with Lynne Tillman and Lore Segal)