Posts in Books

Lemony Snicket on the 1%

Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, aka one of the more famous graduates of Lowell High School in San Francisco, CA, has 13 great points about the Occupy Wall Street/99% situation. My favorites:

The Book Surgeon (Beautiful!)

Unbelievable: Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed. See

The Four-Hour Dentist

Congratulations! The fact that you’re reading this book means you’re on your way to achieving your WILDEST DREAMS. You want to be a dentist? I’m going to make it happen.

Eat, Pray, Spend?

“Live your best life!” Oprah Winfrey intones on her show, on her website, and in her magazine, with exhausting tenacity. Eat kale. Lose weight. Invest in timeless cashmere. Find the perfect little black