books

Hubble Space Telescope book from TASCHEN

Adding this awesome-looking Hubble Space Telescope book to my wish list! Now if I only had a coffee table… Check it out: Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope. TASCHEN Books

Where do good ideas come from?

This video is brilliant. Its video and audio reinforce each other, its content engages, and it makes you smile. Plus it’s genius marketing for a book. By the time it’s over, I want to go out and buy “Where Good Ideas Come From.”

Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel Lecture

Having just finished “Other Colors: Essays and a Story,” a collection of essays by Nobel Prize recipient Orhan Pamuk, it seems like a good time to recommend his work. Pamuk, who lives and works in Istanbul, features Turkey and his home city prominently in his writing. While many of his stories are very much about Turkey, …

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