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Say It With Us Now

Kim in Malibu reports:

I was very excited about The San Francisco Panorama when it was published, being both a fan of McSweeney’s and the Sunday newspaper, and am happy to report it exceeded my expectations on almost every level–as a source of information, fine writing, and great graphic design. Plus, tucked into the Book Review section was a handy author pronunciation list by Julia Kinsman (click to enlarge), which you may scoff at at first (Jonathan LEETH-um, duh!), but which turned out to be kind of humbling for me as a bookseller. Sahl-MAHN Rushdie and Milan KOON-de-ra? Who knew?

At any rate, I’m all for something that makes me look smart.

And speaking of smart, here’s Brentwood’s Thomas reading Arthur Rimbaud’s “Morning of Drunkenness”:

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A Moving Picture’s Worth 1,000 Words

In our continuing efforts to conquer YouTube, we are now running a video “Guess the Book” competition, in which you could win a prize:

An extra hint: regular readers of this blog will be at an advantage, as the Mystery Book has been mentioned in one of our recent posts. There! Now you can’t say we never did anything for you!

Thomas in Brentwood also risked being run over by a fury of bloodthirsty drivers likely participating in some sort of Death Race 2000 competition in order to bring you this review of Don DeLillo‘s White Noise:

You should also check out Oakland’s Karen on The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Grant on The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, and Sean on Neon Vernacular.

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