It's amazing how if you are just lazy and don't do something for a while, people remember it really fondly, isn't it? Like Hands Across America, or wearing pocket squares.
Happily, of course, no one will profiteth so much today as our own kickupdust, a young woman of obvious thoughtfulness and human warmth. We can tell that much is true from her three favourite books (her use of "u" in "favourite" suggesting that she may be a fellow Canadian, or an Australian – next best thing, really – or just a pleasant garden-variety Brit). She might even be Kate Middleton! Feel better, Kate! Do not let anyone try to [...]
We're back! There was a tiny hiatus from 'Pin Picks to accommodate a brief flurry of poetic preoccupation, but nothing could keep me from fulfilling your desires and wishes for more than a week or two. Maybe three, if there was an extinction-level event.
Actually, if there was an extinction-level event pending, I would absolutely have a tremendous themed reading list for the end of the world. A little On the Beach, a little Margaret Atwood, a little Philip K. Dick…
Well, we'll wait until we're sure the Earth is falling into the Sun to break the glass on that one. Today, let's make Liz happy. Liz, WHAT are [...]
OKAY, so, this time I selected a reader to suit the book. Sometimes that happens, right? You have a book you are DYING to recommend to someone, so you page through 1236 commenters to find the exact right person for your book. Please don't feel any less special, Papaya Lily. Now, tell us about yourself! (In that telling us your favorite books is obviously a mirror to your soul.)
1. Delusions of Gender, Cordelia Fine – Well, let's let Papaya Lily take this one.
Answering the question "how can someone who claims to not be sexist, and doesn't say obviously sexist shit, still do sexist shit?" with _science_. (Also [...]