You know those books where the pages are cut at different sizes, so the edge of the book is textured? I think it's supposed to make the book seem older than it is, or something. It's always seemed a little pretentious to me, like the book version of a fed...15 participating Recently I reread 1984. It is scary how relevant it is to America today. I am currently working on my first read of a Handmaids Tale.14 participating Hey everyone! As the title says, over at /fantasy we are hosting our second community read and this time it is American Gods by Neil Gaiman. There is more info in the linked post and here are the dates: February 20th - Announcement for the next read Ma... The actress and activist Emma Watson had a few different ideas of where to meet up when I interviewed her for this month's cover story. We discussed a cactus garden in Santa Barbara and a stroll down the West Side Highway in New York City.7 participating I've always loved books. In middle school I read about one a week; I devoured the things. Last year though, my Junior year of high school, I started watching WAY more Youtube videos and TV than I used to, and I just about stopped reading all together. Now...15 participating This is a great investigation of how For-Profit colleges fit in the larger ecosystem of growing inequality & lack of social and political supports for vulnerable populations. Short & very well written. I tweeted & blogged a bit about it as well. http://y... Hi ! Who has heard about Savid Van Retbrouck's Congo ?