What I'm Reading | August 2013


A few links to wrap up the long month of August.

When our literary idols don't live up to the fantasy.

The latest cookbook I'm coveting.  

Enjoying this new-to-me blog. This one, too. 

Jane Austen, immortalized.  

10 amazing cheeses and their literary counterparts. 

The case for eating fruit

The best recipes have a story arc

Why humanities students are exceptional

"Right now, you are missing the vast majority of what is happening around you. You are missing the events unfolding in your body, in the distance, and right in front of you." Find out why.

This article has been a big deal on Facebook. If you haven't read it yet, you should. 

The simplest appetizer you could ever eat this summer. Make it now.

Edwidge Danicat describes her ideal reading experience

50 rules of vacation. 

This blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at writing a manuscript. 

A snack for your next weekend road trip. 

7 ways a writing career is like a theme park.