Today is as good a day as any for Douglas Adams humor.
“[Gender] identity is performatively constituted by the very ‘expressions’ that are said to be its results.”
Read our thoughts on more landmark feminist literature at Flavorwire piece Revisiting Gender Outlaws.
As Foer writes in the New York Times, “If something is going to be made memorable, it has to be dwelled upon, repeated.” Five years ago, he won the “speed cards” event in the US Memory Championship by memorizing a full deck of cards in under two minutes. Now, Foer explains how to recall names, events, and other important information through age-old memory tricks
Self-help books it’s ok to read in public.
Competitive long distance runners carbo-load before a race, and so should competitive long distance readers. Plus, you’re going to need the protein in the meatballs to keep the muscles in your arms from failing from holding the thing all day long, not to mention flipping to the back every five seconds to read the footnotes
Infinite Jest + spaghetti and meatballs and other essential food + lit pairings